(kăm′ər-ə-pûr′sən, kăm′rə-)
One who operates a television or movie camera.
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(ˈkæmrəˌpɜːsən; ˈkæmərəˌpɜːsən)
a camera operator
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(ˈkæm ər əˌpɜr sən, ˈkæm rə-)

a person who operates a camera.
usage: See -person.
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