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noun [countable] [usually singular]     series pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    a set of similar things that follow one after another
    series of:

    We’ll need to do a series of tests before we do anything else.

    a strange series of events leading up to the murder

  2. 2
    a set of television or radio programs that are all about a particular subject, person, or group of people

    a hit television series

    the first/second/last etc. in a series:

    Tonight’s episode is the second in a three-part series.

  3. 3
    a set of books, documents, etc. that are published with the same design in order to show that they belong to the same group

    a popular new series of children’s books

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  4. 4
    a set of games played over a period of time between two teams

    We won the last five games in our series with San Diego.




to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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