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motion picture Syllabification: mo·tion pic·ture
Pronunciation: /ˈˌmōSHən ˈpik(t)SHər/

Definition of motion picture in English:


chiefly North American
Another term for movie. [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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