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

 

scriptwriter

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈskrɪptraɪtə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskrɪptraɪtər//
 
People in radio, TV people, People in publishing
 
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a person who writes the words for films/movies, television and radio plays Not even Hollywood scriptwriters had dreamt up such a horrific chain of events. compare playwright, screenwriter See related entries: People in radio, TV people, People in publishing
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