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English definition of “screenplay”

screenplay

noun [C] uk   /ˈskriːn.pleɪ/ us  
the text for a film, including the words to be spoken by the actors and instructions for the cameras: Who wrote/did the screenplay for/of/to the film 'Chariots of Fire'?Cinema - general words
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