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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 genre /ˈʒɑnrə, ˈʒɑn; ˈʒɑnr; ˈʤɑnrə/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gen·re n.
 1. Kind; genus; class; form; style, esp. in literature.
    French drama was lisping or still inarticulate; the great French genre of the fabliau was hardly born.    --Saintsbury.
    A particular demand . . . that we shall pay special attention to the matter of genres -- that is, to the different forms or categories of literature.    --W. P. Trent.
 2. Fine Arts A style of painting, sculpture, or other imitative art, which illustrates everyday life and manners.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a kind of literary or artistic work
      2: a style of expressing yourself in writing [syn: writing
         style, literary genre]
      3: an expressive style of music [syn: music genre, musical
         genre, musical style]
      4: a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a
         characteristic form or technique