Meaning of SERIES in English

SERIES

/ ˈsɪəriːz; NAmE ˈsɪr-/ noun ( pl. ser·ies )

1.

[ C , usually sing. ] series of sth several events or things of a similar kind that happen one after the other :

The incident sparked off a whole series of events that nobody had foreseen.

the latest in a series of articles on the nature of modern society

2.

[ C ] a set of radio or television programmes that deal with the same subject or that have the same characters

3.

[ C ] ( sport ) a set of sports games played between the same two teams :

the World Series (= in baseball )

England have lost the Test series (= of cricket matches) against India.

4.

[ U , C ] ( technical ) an electrical circuit in which the current passes through all the parts in the correct order

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WORD ORIGIN

early 17th cent.: from Latin , literally row, chain , from serere join, connect.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.