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noun [countable] British English pronunciation: genre /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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