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sci-fi
American English: /ˈsaɪˌfaɪ/
British English: /ˈsʌɪfʌɪ/

Translation of sci-fi in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • All of the sudden, this alien bothered me much more than any creepy creature from a sci-fi movie.
    • Yes, my friend and I came up with that when we were having a sci-fi movie marathon.
    • While it sounded like something out of a cheesy sci-fi movie, it was a danger Edward had to avoid.

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