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screenplay

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Film, Television & radio
screenplayscreen‧play /ˈskriːnpleɪ/ noun [countable]  AMFAMTthe words that are written down for actors to say in a film, and the instructions that tell them what they should do syn script
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screenplayEvery gardener in this town has a screenplay.I really wanted to try to write a screenplay and have the same experience that I have writing fiction.a screenplay based on a novel by John O'BrienBut they didn't look like screenplay writers.Rereading his faint carbon of the screenplay.She felt she could influence the outcome of the screenplay by her concentrated thoughts as the story unfolded.The screenplay gives Sally Field a fistful of knives, which she plunges into the places where we hurt the most.I think can at once give the assurance that your screenplays are unusually promising.
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