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science fiction

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Literature
science fictionˌscience ˈfiction ●●○ noun [uncountable]  ALstories about events in the future which are affected by imaginary developments in science, for example about travelling in time or to other planets with life on them
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science fictionBut, as we can now see, it was like being a science fiction writer really.A historical adventure would be followed by a science fiction tale, then by another historical, and so on.Jane was an illustrator, journalist, writer of cheap science fiction and adventure novels.Hartmann, for example, writes classic science fiction and non-fiction about Mars.Writer and director Luc Besson sacrifices sensibility for style in this excessively fashion-designed science fiction movie.One might be interested in modernist writing and another in science fiction, for example.Spectacular medical breakthroughs sometimes occur, but they occur more commonly in science fiction than in the course of everyday scientific research.Considering the technical complexities required, televised science fiction has frequently earned less than proportionately balanced critical response.
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