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method acting

noun [U] uk   us   (also the Method)
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 gaining and losing whatever weight has been necessary to convey the character.
method actor
noun [C] uk   us  
Translations of “method acting”
in Chinese (Traditional) 方法演技(體驗派表演方法)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 溶入法(体验派表演方法)…
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