scriptwriting

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

script +‎ writing

Noun[edit]

scriptwriting (uncountable)

  1. The writing of scripts, usually for film or television.
    • 2007 December 27, Haresh Pandya, “G. P. Sippy, Indian Filmmaker Whose Sholay Was a Bollywood Hit, Dies at 93”, in New York Times[1]:
      Written by Mr. Sippy's favorite scriptwriting team, Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar, Sholay was loosely styled on The Seven Samurai and The Magnificent Seven, and has been called India's first curry western.

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