Definition of 'science fiction'
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The astounding technology seen in science fiction films rarely becomes a reality. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There is no need for nuclear weapons or the inventions of science fiction writers. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)Part of what got me into science fiction was the literature dad introduced me to. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Not only science fiction writers but also policymakers try to predict future technologies and the demand for them. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A bomb is the stuff of science fiction without the political will to make it fact. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Science fiction writers would rejoice. Times, Sunday Times (2012)With its new handle in place, science fiction had its modern day Martian. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was one of the best-known science fiction writers, though he knew little about science. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Science is founded on evidence; science fiction is the art of imagining what can be discovered that is still within the realms of the conceivable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)For many people the term'intelligent machines' conjures up images of robot insurgents or something dreamed up by science fiction writers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In some ways I didn't feel much like a science fiction writer at all. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I think he'll be remembered as a major science fiction writer, probably more the case than we realise now. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'science fiction'
British English: science fiction /ˈsaɪəns ˈfɪkʃən/ NOUN
Science fiction consists of stories and films about events that take place in the future or in other parts of the universe.
- American English: science fiction
- Arabic: خِيَالٌ عِلْمِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: ficção científica
- Chinese: 科幻小说
- Croatian: znanstvena fantastika
- Czech: vědecká fantastika
- Danish: science fiction
- Dutch: sciencefiction
- European Spanish: ciencia ficción normal
- Finnish: tieteiskirjallisuus
- French: science fiction
- German: Sciencefiction
- Greek: επιστημονική φαντασία
- Italian: fantascienza
- Japanese: サイエンスフィクション
- Korean: 공상 과학 소설
- Norwegian: science fiction
- Polish: fantastyka naukowa
- European Portuguese: ficção científica
- Romanian: science fiction
- Russian: научная фантастика
- Spanish: ciencia ficción
- Swedish: science fiction
- Thai: นวนิยายวิทยาศาสตร์
- Turkish: bilim kurgu
- Ukrainian: наукова фантастика
- Vietnamese: truyện khoa học viễn tưởng
Definition of science fiction from the Collins English Dictionary
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