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Definition of film verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    film

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//fɪlm//
     
    [intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they film
     
    he / she / it films
     
    past simple filmed
     
    -ing form filming
     
     
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  1.  to make a movie of a story or a real event They are filming in Utah right now. film something It took them six weeks to film the documentary. The show was filmed on location in New York. film somebody/something doing something Two young boys were filmed stealing CDs on the security video.
  2. NAmE//fɪlmɪŋ//
     
    noun [uncountable] Filming was delayed because of bad weather.
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