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screenplay

[skreen-pley] /ˈskrinˌpleɪ/
noun
1.
a motion-picture or television scenario.
2.
Older Use. a motion picture.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; screen + play
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British Dictionary definitions for screen-play

screenplay

/ˈskriːnˌpleɪ/
noun
1.
the script for a film, including instructions for sets and camera work
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Word Origin and History for screen-play

screenplay

n.

1916, from screen (n.) in the cinematic sense + play (n.).

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