English version

short story

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Literature
short storyˌshort ˈstory noun [countable]  ALa short written story about imaginary situations and characters
Examples from the Corpus
short storyF fable A short story in prose or verse which is written so that a moral may be learnt from it.Our last short story competition was so popular, we're running another one: see page 118.
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