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trope

noun

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an idea or expression that has been used by many people
  • a screenplay that reads like a catalog of mystery-thriller tropes
  • the narrative trope of two rival characters falling in love by the end of the story

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The first known use of trope was before the 12th century

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“Trope.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/trope. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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