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English definition of “the big screen”

the big screen

noun [S]    
films that are shown in cinemas : He will soon be returning to the big screen for his first movie since 1990.Types of film, play, book etc.Cinema - general words big-screen     adjective [before noun] Her first big-screen success was in the movie "Rosemary's Baby ".Types of film, play, book etc.Cinema - general words
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