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Oscar

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Film
OscarOs‧car /ˈɒskə $ ˈɑːskər/ noun [countable] trademark 🔊 🔊 AMFa prize that is given each year in the US for the best film, actor etc in the film industry. It is officially called an Academy AwardOscar for 🔊 Who got the Oscar (=won it) for best actress? 🔊 The film won five Oscars.
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OscarBurns won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance.Lumpy chin I have a pair of juvenile Oscars in a four foot tank.Beauty and the Beast was the first animated film ever nominated for a Best Picture Oscar.Babe G A best picture Oscar nominee.Shame on you, they scream, for proving the point by attempting to compete with the Oscars.the Oscar for best directorwon ... OscarsIts film adaptation was a big hit and won five Oscars, including best picture.In all, Kramer's films won 15 Oscars in various categories and one for lifetime achievement.He won two Oscars for his documentaries.We have not won any Oscars, but the majority of our recommendations notched up gains of between 20% and 60%.He has not only been nominated, he was won five Oscars.Michael: Were you very surprised when you yourself won your Oscars?
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