miniseries

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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.
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miniseries

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

miniseries

[ˈmɪnɪˌsɪərɪz] N (miniseries (pl)) (TV) → miniserie f
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En el caso de Brasil, es importante destacar que en 2008 fueron producidos 12 titulos clasificados como "otros", de entre los cuales se hicieron presentes desde dos sketches, cuya trama se desarrollaba en cinco minutos, hasta una soap opera con mas de 200 capitulos exhibidos en el ano, pasando por siete unitarios, dos microseries y un docudrama.
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