actor

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (RP) IPA: /ˈæk.tə/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈæk.tɚ/
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Noun[change]

Singular
actor

Plural
actors

  1. (countable) An actor is a person (usually male) who performs as a character in a play or other theatrical work. A female performer is called either an actress or an actor.
    The actor received a Tony Award.
    The actors waited back stage.
    Top movie actors are well paid.
    Tom Cruise is a popular movie actor.

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