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Topic: FILM

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: , adjective, 'multiple', from multi- ( MULTI-) + -plex '-fold'

multiplex

1 noun
     
mul‧ti‧plex1 also multiplex cinema British English [countable]
AMF a cinema that has several different rooms in which it can show films
WORD FOCUS: film WORD FOCUS: film
types of film: comedy, romantic comedy, drama, thriller, western, action film, horror film, war film, art house film, silent film, feature film

films that use drawings or models: cartoon, animation, animated film

films in general: cinema

where you go to see a film : cinema British English/movie theater American English, multiplex

the people in a film: actor, actress, star, cast

the people who make a film: director, producer, film crew, cameraman/camerawoman, scriptwriter

the music for a film: soundtrack

the words and the instructions to the actors: screenplay

a short film advertising another film: trailer


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