Definition of motion picture noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


motion picture

BrE BrE//ˌməʊʃn ˈpɪktʃə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmoʊʃn ˈpɪktʃər//
(especially North American English) Types of film
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a film/movie that is made for the cinema The American motion picture industry began with Thomas Edison in the 19th century. See related entries: Types of film
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: motion picture