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noun [C] uk   /ˈæk.tər/  us   /-tɚ/ (female also actress)
A2 someone who pretends to be someone else while performing in a film, play, or television or radio programme: "Who's your favourite actor?" "Robert de Niro."
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in Korean (남자)연기자…
in Arabic مُمَثِّل…
in Portuguese ator, atriz…
in Catalan actor, actriu…
in Japanese 俳優…
in Italian attore, attrice…
in Chinese (Traditional) 演員…
in Russian актер…
in Turkish aktör, erkek oyuncu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 演员…
in Polish aktor…
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