Definition of teleplay in English:

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teleplay

Pronunciation: /ˈtɛlɪpleɪ/

noun

1A play written or adapted for television.
Example sentences
  • The stories finally were published in book form - without first being written as teleplays, which had been his habit until then.
  • Adam is taken with Jacie and decides to write a teleplay for her.
  • He was graduated with honors from Oxford, ran unsuccessfully for Parliament in 1964, then began writing teleplays.
2A screenplay for a television drama.
Example sentences
  • He has the largest body of work of any American writer with over 30 volumes of novels, screenplays, teleplays, theatre-works and essays.
  • Books, dramas, films and teleplays invariably highlight the love of beauty, sometimes to the exclusion of all other forms of togetherness.
  • The scriptwriter is married to Carlos and has won many awards for her screen and teleplays.

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