Definition of live action in English:

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live action


[mass noun]
Action in films involving filming real people or animals, as contrasted with animation or computer-generated effects.
Example sentences
  • Unique within the Calling Card program, it's a film that mixes live action with stop-motion animation.
  • In that respect the animation fares much better than Japanese live action films dubbed to English.
  • You may think that an animated film cannot match live action for a good, scary mystery.

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