US: /ˈɫɪtɝətʃɝ/
UK: /lˈɪtɹɪt‍ʃɐ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

literature /'litəritʃə/
  • danh từ
    • văn chương, văn học
      • Vietnamese literature: nền văn học Việt Nam
    • tác phẩm văn học; tác phẩm viết văn hoa bóng bảy
    • giới nhà văn
    • nghề văn
    • tài liệu (về một vấn đề hoặc một bộ môn khoa học)
      • mathematical literature: các tài liệu về toán học
    • tài liệu in (truyền đơn, quảng cáo...)

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun [U]
1 pieces of writing that are valued as works of art, especially novels, plays and poems (in contrast to technical books and newspapers, magazines, etc.): to read / study French literature + great works of literature
2 ~ (on sth) pieces of writing or printed information on a particular subject: I've read all the available literature on keeping rabbits. + sales / promotional literature

Thesaurus dictionary

1 writing(s), letters, belles-lettres, creative writing(s):
These works are representative of the literature of the period.
2 information, facts, data, publicity; propaganda; brochures, pamphlets, hand-outs, handbills, leaflets, circulars:
As a member, you will be sent literature about future events. They print subversive literature.

Collocation dictionary

1 written works of art


classical, contemporary, modern | great


piece, work


read, study

2 writing on a particular subject


extensive, voluminous | promotional, sales


the growing body of literature on development issues


~ about
I picked up some literature about pensions.
| ~ on
There's an extensive literature on the subject.

Concise English dictionary

literatures'lɪtərətʃʊr /-tʃə
+creative writing of recognized artistic value
+the humanistic study of a body of literature
+published writings in a particular style on a particular subject
+the profession or art of a writer