Definition of subgenre in English:


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  • A subdivision of a genre of literature, music, film, etc..
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    • There was also the breaking down of the music into subgenre after sub-genre, to the point at which it became somehow incomprehensible.
    • One of the most tried and true of the movie subgenres is the heist film.
    • His first foray into feature film-making is successful, although Ice Age is not a standout in the still-small subgenre of computer animated films.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody