screen-test
transitive verb see screen test

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  • screen test — screen′ test n. sbz a filmed audition to determine the suitability of an individual for appearing or acting in a motion picture • Etymology: 1920–25 screen′ test , v.t. v.i …   From formal English to slang

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  • screen-test — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: screen test : to subject to a screen test * * * /skreen test /, v.t. 1. to give a screen test to: The studio screen tested 400 children before casting the part. v.i. 2. to undergo a screen test: Dozens of… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • screen-test — /skreen test /, v.t. 1. to give a screen test to: The studio screen tested 400 children before casting the part. v.i. 2. to undergo a screen test: Dozens of actors have screen tested for the role. [1965 70; v. use of n. phrase screen test] * * * …   Universalium

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