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noun [countable]     genre pronunciation in British English
/ˈʒɒnrə/
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  1. 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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    in Systemic Functional Linguistics, a staged, goal-oriented, purposeful activity that people engage in as speakers of a language

    The genre of this text is an expository essay about the virtue of cats.

    Submitted by Enzo Andragñez from Argentina on 27/06/2016
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open/agreeable/able to be communicated with via text

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