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script

noun uk   us   /skrɪpt/

script noun (TEXT)

B2 [C] the words of a film, play, broadcast, or speech: Bruce Robinson wrote the script for "The Killing Fields". [C] Australian English a piece of paper on which a doctor writes the details of the medicine or drugs that someone needs
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script noun (EXAM)

[C] UK an answer paper written by a student in an exam

script noun (WRITING)

C2 [U] a set of letters used for writing a particular language: Arabic/Cyrillic/Roman script [C or U] writing, especially when well-formed: The invitation was written in beautiful italic script.

script noun (COMPUTER)

[C or U] specialized computing a type of language for programming computers that is used for finding and showing websites on the internet
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verb [T] uk   us  
He's a very good actor, but the part was scripted for an older person.
Translations of “script”
in Arabic سيناريو…
in Korean 대본, 각본…
in Malaysian skrip…
in French texte…
in Turkish senaryo, film/oyun metni, yazı…
in Italian copione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 文本, 電影劇本, 劇本…
in Russian сценарий, шрифт…
in Polish scenariusz, pismo…
in Vietnamese kịch bản…
in Spanish guión, escritura, texto…
in Portuguese roteiro, script…
in Thai บทละคร…
in German das Manuskript…
in Catalan guió…
in Japanese (映画や演説などの)脚本, せりふ, 原稿…
in Indonesian teks sandiwara…
in Chinese (Simplified) 文本, 电影剧本, 剧本…
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