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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: scriptum 'something written', from scribere; SCRIBE

script

noun
     
script
1 [countable]AM the written form of a speech, play, film etc [↪ screenplay]:
They write all their own scripts.
a film script
2 [uncountable and countable]SLA the set of letters that are used in writing a language:
Arabic script
3 [countable] British EnglishSE a piece of work that a student writes in an examination
4 [singular, uncountable] formal writing done by hand:
a diary entry written in neat black script

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