Pronunciation genre

Genre

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gen⋅re

[zhahn-ruh; Fr. zhahn-ruh ]  Show IPA noun,
plural -res [-ruhz; Fr. -ruh ]  Show IPA , adjective
–noun
1.
a class or category of artistic endeavor having a particular form, content, technique, or the like: the genre of epic poetry; the genre of symphonic music.
2.
Fine Arts.
a.
paintings in which scenes of everyday life form the subject matter.
b.
a realistic style of painting using such subject matter.
3.
genus; kind; sort; style.
–adjective
4.
Fine Artsof or pertaining to genre.
5.
of or pertaining to a distinctive literary type.

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