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Definition of script noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  1. 1[countable] a written text of a play, film/movie, broadcast, talk, etc. That line isn't in the original script. See related entries: Elements of a play, Film reviews and promotion
  2. 2[uncountable] writing done by hand She admired his neat script. see also manuscript
  3. 3[uncountable, countable] a set of letters in which a language is written synonym alphabet a document in Cyrillic script
  4. 4[countable] (British English) a candidate’s written answer or answers in an exam See related entries: Exams and assessment
  5. 5 [uncountable, countable] (computing) a series of instructions for a computer, carried out in a particular order, for example when a link in a website is clicked The bug was caused by an error in the script. See related entries: Computer programming
  6. Word Origin late Middle English (in the sense ‘something written’): shortening of Old French escript, from Latin scriptum, neuter past participle (used as a noun) of scribere ‘write’.Extra examples She writes in a neat copperplate script. a script about a farmer’s life a script for children’s TV That line isn’t in the original script.
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