screenplay

[ skreen-pley ]
/ ˈskrinˌpleɪ /

noun

a motion-picture or television scenario.
Older Use. a motion picture.

Origin of screenplay

First recorded in 1915–20; screen + play
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screenplay

/ (ˈskriːnˌpleɪ) /

noun

the script for a film, including instructions for sets and camera work

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