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on-camera

[on-kam-er-uh, -kam-ruh, awn-] /ˈɒnˈkæm ər ə, -ˈkæm rə, ˈɔn-/
adjective, adverb
1.
within the range of a motion-picture or television camera; while being filmed or televised:
on-camera blunders; The assassination happened on-camera.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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  • Freddie doesn't get the on-camera job he's angling for.
  • It's as if they were on-camera not to deliver a performance or even to be themselves on-screen, but to find out who they are.
  • Had no time at all to do any short on-camera interviews with other speakers.
  • The real joke is on us, and those who appear on-camera.

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