Definition of Academy Award in English:

Academy Award

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noun

trademark
An award given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Hollywood, US) presented annually since 1928 for achievement in the film industry in various categories; an Oscar: the Academy Award for best director
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  • The rule states that either the most popular or the most significant film gets the Academy award for best screenplay.
  • Olivier received an Academy award nomination for Best Actor, but lost to Burt Lancaster for his work in Elmer Gantry.
  • But Julie Andrews became a bigtime movie star the same year by starring in Disney's original musical Mary Poppins - and won the Academy award for Best Actress.

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