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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
drama /'drɑ:mə/
  • danh từ
    • kịch; tuồng (cổ)
    • (the drama) nghệ thuật kịch; nghệ thuật tuồng
    • sự việc có tính kịch
Concise Dictionary
+a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
+an episode that is turbulent or highly emotional
+the literary genre of works intended for the theater
+the quality of being arresting or highly emotional

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 play, stage play, photoplay, screenplay, (stage) show, (theatrical) piece, (stage) production; scenario:
He plays only in dramas, never in musicals.
2 dramaturgy, stagecraft, theatre art(s), Thespian or histrionic art(s), acting, theatre, dramatic art:
She has studied drama at RADA.
3 histrionics, dramatics, theatrics, theatricalism, play-acting:
There's always a drama over who's going to wash up.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [C] a play for the theatre, television or radio: a costume / historical drama
2 [U] plays considered as a form of literature: classical / Elizabethan / modern drama + a drama critic + a drama student + I studied English and Drama at college.
3 [C] an exciting event: A powerful human drama was unfolding before our eyes.
4 [U, C] excitement: You couldn't help being thrilled by the drama of the situation.
Idioms: make a drama out of sth to make a small problem or event seem more important or serious than it really is
Collocation Dictionary

1 play/theatre


powerful | classical, contemporary, modern | musical | radio, television/TV | costume, historical | courtroom, hospital, police
Millions follow this hospital drama twice a week.


It is very difficult to write good drama.
| produce
the first episode of a new police drama produced for television


production | serial, series | festival | critic
the drama critic for the ‘Sunday Times’
| school, training


in a/the ~
the actors in a drama
| ~ about
a powerful television drama about inner-city life

More information about SUBJECT


of study do, read, study ~ do ~
is more commonly used with school subjects (but may also be used with university subjects):She did maths, physics and chemistry at school.

study ~
is used with both school and university subjects:He studied German at school. She went on to study mathematics at university.

read ~
is only used with university subjects and is quite formal:She was educated privately and at Pembroke College, where she read classics.

lecture in, teach ~
He taught music at a school in Edinburgh.

Other verbs used withsubjectcan also be used with particular subjects of study:Half the students take geography at A level. We offer accounting as a subsidiary course.

~ degree, a degree/diploma in ~
a law degree a higher diploma in fine art

~ class, course, lecture, lesson
The genetics lectures are on a different campus.

~ department, a/the department of ~
All enquiries should be made to the Department of Architecture.

~ graduate, student, undergraduate
Some architecture graduates gain further qualifications in specialist fields.

~ lecturer, teacher, tutor
He's an English teacher at Highland Road School.

~ professor, (a) professor of ~
She's professor of linguistics at the University of Wales.

the study of ~
The study of philosophy helps you to think critically.

in ~
He got As in history and art.

2 exciting event


human | real-life
The actor was involved in a real-life drama when he was held up at gunpoint last night.


a collection of people watching the drama unfold outside the nightclub

3 excitement




The argument added a touch of drama to an otherwise dull day.


be full of
The afternoon was full of drama and excitement.
| heighten
The arrival of the police heightened the drama further.


a moment of drama

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