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on-screen

[on-skreen, awn-] /ˈɒnˈskrin, ˈɔn-/
adjective
1.
occurring within a motion picture or television show or in an actor's professional life:
a raucous on-screen personality that was at odds with his quiet private life.
2.
displayed on a television screen; supplied by means of television:
an on-screen course in economics.
adverb
3.
in a motion picture or television program or in one's professional life:
On-screen he's a villain.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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  • Audrey, a mostly unseen character, had one onscreen appearance in the anniversary.
  • The movie was said to be an attempt by the studio to unite the popular stars onscreen.
Contemporary definitions for onscreen
adjective, adverb
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