Definition of special effect in English:

special effect

Syllabification: spe·cial ef·fect

noun

An illusion created for movies and television by props, camerawork, computer graphics, etc. a nonstop action rollercoaster filled with amazing stunts and spectacular special effects
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  • Lee Hee-Kyung talks about the special effects in the film, and Kim's interest about the matter.
  • Sometimes when you do a film with special effects, there is no chance for the actors to play.
  • Live action cartoons need special effects, but they don't have to be gold-plated.

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