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genre

gen·re

genre

 
 
pronunciation:
zhan r
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a particular type, sort, or category.
The bookstore also sells music CDs of various genres.
synonyms:
form, genus, kind, sort, species
similar words:
brand, category, class, fashion, type, variety
definition 2: a category of artistic work marked by a particular specified form, technique, or content.
Satire, comedy, and tragedy are literary genres that we'll be exploring this semester.
synonyms:
form
similar words:
category, class, school, type
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or concerning representational paintings that depict scenes of everyday life.
synonyms:
representational