There are 2 definitions of BAFTA in English:

BAFTA

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Pronunciation: /ˈbaftə
 
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  • 1The British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
  • 1.1 [as noun] An award given each year by BAFTA for outstanding achievement in British film and television: three of the cast won Baftas
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    • I thought it would be like an awards ceremony like the Bafta's but it was nothing like that.
    • The scripts are then filmed and all the would-be comics are presented with a Dafta - Colin's version of the drama award, the Bafta.
    • She was nominated for Best Actress for Tomorrow La Scala at the Bafta and RTS awards in 2003.

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

There are 2 definitions of BAFTA in English:

bafta

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːftə
 
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(also baft)

noun

[mass noun]
  • Coarse fabric, typically of cotton.
    More example sentences
    • Cotton muslin,. i.e., a type of “gray baft”, or if affordable, some other higher quality cotton cloth can be used.
    • The exceptions were the white cotton cloth called baft and the off-white cloth that was called malti or mansuri or kham.
    • Poets of the Mughal durbar likened our muslins to baft hawa (woven air).

Origin

late 16th century: from Urdu, from Persian bāft 'textile', bāfta 'woven'.

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody