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English definition of “method acting”

method acting

noun [U] uk   (also the Method) us  
a style of acting in which an actor tries to understand and feel the emotions of the character he or she represents: Robert De Niro has been a faithful exponent of 'the Method', immersing himself totally in his roles and notorious for gaining and losing whatever weight has been necessary to convey the character.
method actor
noun [C] uk   us  
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