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Definition of satire noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[uncountable, countable]
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a way of criticizing a person, an idea, or an institution in which you use humor to show their faults or weaknesses; a piece of writing that uses this type of criticism political/social satire a work full of savage/biting satire The novel is a stinging satire on American politics.
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