miniseries

[ min-ee-seer-eez ]
/ ˈmɪn iˌsɪər iz /

noun, plural min·i·se·ries.

a short series of events or presentations.
Television. a program or film broadcast in parts, as the dramatization of a literary work: The novel was made into a four-part miniseries.

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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of miniseries

First recorded in 1970–75; mini- + series
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British Dictionary definitions for mini-series

miniseries
/ (ˈmɪnɪˌsɪəriːz) /

noun

a television programme in several parts that is shown on consecutive days or weeks for a short period
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