Definition of playwriting in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈplāˌrīdiNG/


The activity or process of writing plays.
Example sentences
  • What did you attempt to impart to dramatists about playwriting at the National Playwrights Conference?
  • Prizes for fiction, playwriting, children's literature, short films and poetry will also be awarded.
  • Several of the authors advocate the use of narrative elements normally associated with novel writing and playwriting as a means of engaging readers in a story.

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Syllabification: play·writ·ing

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