/min"ee sear'eez/, n., pl. miniseries.
1. a short series of events or presentations.
2. Television. a program or film broadcast in parts, as the dramatization of a literary work: The novel was made into a four-part miniseries.
[1970-75; MINI- + SERIES]

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