miniseries

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

Nearby words

  1. minipig,
  2. minipill,
  3. minirecorder,
  4. minischool,
  5. miniscule,
  6. minish,
  7. miniski,
  8. miniskirt,
  9. ministate,
  10. minister

Origin of miniseries

First recorded in 1970–75; mini- + series

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British Dictionary definitions for miniseries

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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