Definition of motion picture in English:

motion picture

Line breaks: mo¦tion pic|ture


chiefly North American
  • A cinema film: [as modifier]: the motion-picture industry
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    • It probably isn't entirely fair to blame the failure of a motion picture on the screenwriter.
    • Two years later, it was adapted as a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg.
    • Putting the concept of a serial killer into a successful motion picture is very difficult for film writers.

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