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noun [uncountable] literature pronunciation in American English /ˈlɪt(ə)rətʃər/literature pronunciation in American English /ˈlɪt(ə)rəˌtʃʊr/
  1. 1
    stories, poems, and plays, especially those that are considered to have value as art and not just entertainment
    great works of literature
    She is studying German language and literature.
  2. 2
    books or other printed information about a subject
    Police discovered racist literature in his home.
    1. a.
      academic books and articles published about a particular subject
      literature on: Recent literature on cancer emphasizes the importance of diet.

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