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situation comedy Syllabification: sit·u·a·tion com·e·dy
Pronunciation: /ˌsiCHəˈwāSHən ˈkämədē/

Definition of situation comedy in English:


A television or radio series in which the same set of characters are involved in various amusing situations.
Example sentences
  • The earliest situation comedy on television was set in the city.
  • For example, a television situation comedy and two movies have recently been based on life in South Boston.
  • Even within the single medium of network television, for example, there are huge differences between the production team required for news, situation comedy, and game shows.
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