screenplay Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"screenplay" in British English

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screenplaynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈskriːn.pleɪ/
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 the ​movie "Hairspray"?
(Definition of screenplay from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"screenplay" in American English

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screenplaynoun [C]

 us   /ˈskrinˌpleɪ/
a ​story written with the words to be ​spoken by ​actors on ​television or in a ​movie
(Definition of screenplay from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “screenplay”
in Chinese (Simplified) 电影剧本…
in Turkish senaryo, oyun…
in Russian сценарий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電影劇本…
in Polish scenariusz…
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