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script

 (skrĭpt)
n.
1.
a. Handwriting.
b. A style of writing with cursive characters.
c. A particular system of writing: cuneiform script.
2. Printing
a. A style of type that imitates handwriting.
b. The matter set in this type.
3.
a. The text of a play, broadcast, or movie.
b. A copy of a text used by a director or performer.
4. Law The original of a legal instrument, as opposed to a copy.
5. Computers A simple program in a language that the computer must convert to machine language each time the program is run.
tr.v. script·ed, script·ing, scripts
1. To prepare (a text) for filming or broadcasting.
2. To arrange, direct, or control (an event or a person) as if supplying a script: "the brilliant, charming, judicial moderate scripted by his White House fans" (Ellen Goodman).
3. Computers To write (code) for a program.

[Middle English skript, a piece of writing, alteration of scrite, from Old French escrit, from Latin scrīptum, from neuter past participle of scrībere, to write; see skrībh- in Indo-European roots.]

scripted

(ˈskrɪptɪd)
adj
written in advance
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scripted - written as for a film or play or broadcast
unscripted - not furnished with or using a script; "unrehearsed and unscript spot interviews"; "unscripted talk shows"
Translations

scripted

[ˈskrɪptɪd] ADJ (Rad, TV) → escrito

scripted

[ˈskrɪptɪd] adj [+ speech, answers, talk] → préparé(e) à l'avance

scripted

[ˈskrɪptɪd] adj (Radio, TV) → preparato/a
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