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playwriting

[ pley-rahy-ting ]
/ ˈpleɪˌraɪ tɪŋ /
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noun
the art or technique of writing theatrical plays; the work or profession of a playwright.
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Origin of playwriting

First recorded in 1895–1900; play + writing
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