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noun [countable] [usually singular] series pronunciation in British English /ˈsɪəriːz/
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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 programmes 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 programme is the second in a three-part series.
  3. 4
    a set of matches played over a period of time between two teams
    The team were preparing for the series against England.
    a Test series (=an international cricket competition)

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