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script

noun  /skrɪpt/ us  

script noun (TEXT)

[C] a text that is written for a movie, play, broadcast, or speech: They gave me the script and I only had five lines.

script noun (WRITING)

[C/U] writing, esp. writing done by hand in which the letters of a word are joined to each other: [C] a neat, legible script [C/U] Script is also the special set of letters used in writing a language: [U] Arabic/Hebrew script
Translations of “script”
in Korean 대본, 각본…
in Arabic سيناريو…
in French texte…
in Turkish senaryo, film/oyun metni, yazı…
in Italian copione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 文本, 電影劇本, 劇本…
in Russian сценарий, шрифт…
in Polish scenariusz, pismo…
in Spanish guión, escritura, texto…
in Portuguese roteiro, script…
in German das Manuskript…
in Catalan guió…
in Japanese (映画や演説などの)脚本, せりふ, 原稿…
in Chinese (Simplified) 文本, 电影剧本, 剧本…
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