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genre

  
  ( genres    plural  ) A genre is a particular type of literature, painting, music, film, or other art form which people consider as a class because it has special characteristics.  
FORMAL      n-count  
...his love of films and novels in the horror genre.     
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genre

  
  
brand, category, character, class, fashion, genus, group, kind, school, sort, species, stamp, style, type  

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gene, gender, genera, genie

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