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English definition of “Emmy”

Emmy

noun [C] uk   /ˈem.i/ (plural Emmys) us  
one of a set of American prizes given each year to actors and other people involved in making television programmes: She won this year's Emmy for best screenplay for a mini-series.Prizes, rewards and medals
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