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English definition of “script”

script

verb [T]     /skrɪpt/
to write the exact words that will be used in a speech, meeting, conversation, etc. rather than speaking in a natural unplanned way: The sales calls had been scripted.
IT to write a program or set of instructions that tells a computer to do something: I tried to script a difficult program.
(Definition of script verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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