WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
gen•re /ˈʒɑnrə/USA pronunciation n. [countable] Literaturea class or category of art, music, or writing in which objects produced have a consistent form, content, or technique.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

genre /ˈʒɑːnrə/ n
  1. kind, category, or sort, esp of literary or artistic work
  2. (as modifier): genre fiction
  3. a category of painting in which domestic scenes or incidents from everyday life are depicted
Etymology: 19th Century: from French, from Old French gendre; see gender



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