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special effect

noun [C usually plural] uk   us  
B1 an unusual piece of action in a film, or an entertainment on a stage, created by using particular equipment: The movie's special effects are amazing.
Translations of “special effect”
in Chinese (Traditional) (電影或舞臺娛樂表演中的)特技效果…
in Chinese (Simplified) (电影或舞台娱乐表演中的)特技效果…
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