literature

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (file)
  • (UK)
    • IPA (key): /ˈlɪt.(ə.)r.ɪ.tʃjʊə(r)/ or /ˈlɪt.ɜː(r).ɪ.tʃjʊə(r)/
    • SAMPA: /"lIt.(@)r.I.tSjU@(r)/ or /"lIt.3:(r).I.tSjU@(r)/
  • (US)
    • IPA (key): /ˈlɪt.ɚ.ɪ.tʃɚ/
    • SAMPA: /"lUIt.@`.I.tS@`/
  • Hyphenation: lit‧er‧a‧ture

Noun[change]

Singular
literature

Plural
literatures

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Literature is on the Academic Vocabulary List.
  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.

Related words[change]