miniseries

(redirected from TV mini-series)

min·i·se·ries

 (mĭn′ē-sîr′ēz)
n. pl. miniseries
1. A television series that tells a self-contained story in a limited number of episodes.
2. A comic book series that tells a self-contained story in a limited number of issues, usually between two and eight.
3. Sports A short series of performances or athletic contests.

miniseries

(ˈmɪnɪˌsɪəriːz)
n
(Broadcasting) a television programme in several parts that is shown on consecutive days or weeks for a short period

min•i•se•ries

(ˈmɪn iˌsɪər iz)

n., pl. -ries.
a television film broadcast in consecutive parts over a span of several days or weeks.
[1970–75]
Translations
miniserie

miniseries

[ˈmɪnɪˌsɪərɪz] N (miniseries (pl)) (TV) → miniserie f
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