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Meaning of “on-screen” in the English Dictionary

"on-screen" in British English

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on-screenadverb [before noun], adjective

uk   /ˌɒnˈskriːn/  us   /ˌɑːn-/
used to refer to something or someone ​seen or ​appearing on a ​television or ​computerscreen: Her on-screen ​husband is also her ​partner in ​reallife. You can use the ​device to ​scan the ​image and ​reproduce it on-screen in an ​electronicformat.
(Definition of on-screen from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"on-screen" in American English

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on-screenadjective, adverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈɔnˈskrin, ˈɑn-/
on the ​screen of a ​television or ​computer: I ​easilyadjusted the ​colors by using the on-screen ​menu.
(Definition of on-screen from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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