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script

Pronunciation: /skrɪpt/

Translation of script in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (handwriting) letra (feminine) 1.2 countable/numerable (style of writing) caligrafía (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • At the same time another form of writing, cursive script, was also being developed.
    • Underneath it were the words " Animal Martyr " emblazoned in a flowing, Gothic script.
    • Each scroll was labeled along its edge in the flowing script used in most writing.
    1.3 countable/numerable (alphabet) escritura (feminine), alfabeto (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The quality of the Arabic script is quite poor, obviously copied by a Chinese artisan.
    • Urdu uses an Arabic script, but Persian vocabulary and Hindi grammatical structure.
    • For example, among the 26 nationalities in Yunnan, there are 11 nationalities that formerly used 24 writing scripts.
  • 2 countable/numerable 2.1 (text — of film, broadcast) guión (masculine); (— of speech) texto (masculine) television/film script guión (de televisión/cine) script by Harold Pinter guión de Harold Pinter 2.2 (British English/inglés británico) [Sch] [Univ] examen (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Each of the unitary awarding bodies addressed the need to modernise the system for marking exam scripts by developing an electronic marking process
    • Part of a lecturer's job will be the assessment of students and, as such, the marking of examination scripts would, without doubt, be seen as reasonably incidental to the job.
    • There will not be an opportunity for students to access their exam scripts until after the deadline has passed.
    2.3 [Computing/Informática] (program, instructions) script (masculine), secuencia (feminine) de comandos
    Example sentences
    • So I decided to write my own Perl script to do the job.
    • Learn to read shell scripts and follow their workings.
    • One way to do this is to remotely run a simple, undocumented CGI script installed on the drive.
    Example sentences
    • His repertoire includes movies, too, for which he's written successful scripts, and novels, one of which won the Booker Prize.
    • His words depressed me to the point where I decided not to pursue script writing, even though I love writing scripts.
    • Raw video footage was edited and narration was provided from carefully prepared scripts.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [play/film] escribir* el guión de; [speech] redactar 1.2 [Computing/Informática] [program/solution] escribir* 1.3
    (scripted past participle of/participio pasado de)
    [discussion/talk] preparado de antemano

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