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Academy Award

noun [C]  /əˈkæd·ə·mi əˈwɔrd/ ( also Oscar) trademark us  
one of a set of prizes given each year by a US film organization to recognize the best movie and the people involved in the best movies
Translations of “Academy Award”
in Chinese (Traditional) 美國電影藝術科學院年獎,奧斯卡金像獎…
in Chinese (Simplified) 美国电影艺术科学院年奖,奥斯卡金像奖…
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