literature

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (file)
  • (UK)
    • IPA: /ˈlɪt.(ə.)ɹ.ɪ.tʃjʊə(ɹ)/ or /ˈlɪt.ɜː(ɹ).ɪ.tʃjʊə(ɹ)/
    • SAMPA: /"lIt.(@)r.I.tSjU@(r)/
  • (US)
    • IPA: /ˈlɪt.ɚ.ɪ.tʃɚ/
    • SAMPA: /"lUIt.@`.I.tS@`/
  • Hyphenation: lit‧er‧a‧ture

Noun[change]

Singular
literature

Plural
literatures

  1. (uncountable) Literature is the text of something written.
  2. (uncountable) Literature is the collection of everything written of a nation, people, group or culture.
    I love the Chilean literature.

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