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off-camera

[awf-kam-er-uh, -kam-ruh, of-] /ˈɔfˈkæm ər ə, -ˈkæm rə, ˈɒf-/
adjective
1.
occurring as part of a film or program but outside the range of the motion-picture or television camera:
the off-camera shouts of a mob.
adverb
2.
out of the range of a motion-picture or television camera:
The star walked off-camera at the end of his monologue.
3.
(of an actor) in one's private rather than professional life:
Off-camera the movie star liked to cook.
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Word Origin and History for offcamera

off-camera

adj.

1944, from off (adv.) + camera.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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