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adjective dramatic pronunciation in British English /drəˈmætɪk/

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  1. 1
    sudden and surprising or easy to notice
    a dramatic increase in sales
    The change in him was dramatic.
  2. 3
    dramatic behaviour is done to impress other people
    Don’t be so dramatic!
    She put a hand to her head with a dramatic gesture.

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