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screen·writ·er

 (skrēn′rī′tər)
n.
One who writes screenplays.

screen′writ′ing n.
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screenwriter

(ˈskriːnˌraɪtə)
n
(Film) a person who writes screenplays
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screen•writ•er

(ˈskrinˌraɪ tər)

n.
a person who writes screenplays as an occupation.
[1920–25]
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Noun1.screenwriter - someone who writes screenplaysscreenwriter - someone who writes screenplays  
scriptwriter - someone who writes scripts for plays or movies or broadcast dramas
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Translations

screenwriter

[ˈskriːnraɪtər] nscénariste mf
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