Genre

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Definition

a (literary) genre: a (literary) type, group, order, sort, class, kind
noun
Note that genre (pronounced in 2 syllables, "gen-re") refers only to artistic genres in English. For example, you cannot say "a genre of lamp."

Examples

  • "You know, horror is the only genre left that can lay claim to any pretense of artistic relevance in this day and age."
  • "It's the most listened to genre of music among angry white teenagers."

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