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noun [countable] genre pronunciation in British English /ˈʒɒnrə/
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  1. a particular style used in cinema, writing, or art, which can be recognized by certain features
    The novel did not really exist as a genre before the 17th century.
    There’s a whole genre of films about city-dwellers lost in the wilderness.

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a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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