Academy Award


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Academy Award

n
(Film) the official name for an Oscar

Acad′emy Award′

Trademark. an annual award given to a performer, director, technician, etc., of the motion-picture industry for superior achievement in a specific category: judged by the voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and symbolized by the presentation of a statuette (Oscar).
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Noun1.Academy Award - an annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performanceAcademy Award - an annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance
accolade, honor, laurels, honour, award - a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
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Academy Award

n (Film) Filmpreis der Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, → Oscar m (inf)
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