episode

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French épisode, from New Latin *episodium, from Ancient Greek ἐπεισόδιον (epeisódion, a parenthetic addition, episode), neuter of ἐπεισόδιος (epeisódios, following upon the entrance, coming in besides, adventitious), from ἐπί (epí, on) + εἰς (eis, into) + ὀδός (odós, way).

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episode (plural episodes)

  1. An incident or action standing out by itself, but more or less connected with a complete series of events.
    It was a most embarrassing episode in my life
    • 1935, Francis Beeding, chapter 10/6, The Norwich Victims[1]:
      The Attorney-General, however, had used this episode, which Martin in retrospect had felt to be a blot on the scutcheon, merely to emphasise the intelligence and resource of the prisoner.
  2. An installment of a drama told in parts, as in a TV series.
    I can't wait till next week’s episode.

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episode f (plural episoden or episodes, diminutive episodetje n)

  1. An episode, either sense

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