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screenplay

[ skreen-pley ]
/ ˈskrinˌpleɪ /
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noun
a motion-picture or television scenario.
Older Use. a motion picture.
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Origin of screenplay

First recorded in 1915–20; screen + play
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British Dictionary definitions for screenplay

screenplay
/ (ˈskriːnˌpleɪ) /

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