a short, realistic play, usually in Spanish, that dramatizes the social and economic problems of Chicanos.
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noun acronym Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television, and Radio Artists language A multi-processor exemplar-based Smalltalk. [LaLonde et al, OOPSLA ’86]. (1994-11-08)
a woman who in stage plays, motion pictures, television broadcasts, etc., especially professionally. Contemporary Examples But the actress who created the modern-day template is Glenn Close. Crazy Chick Flicks Ramin Setoodeh January 30, 2011 “Lights, Camera, Action”The Magliozzi brothers were positively star-struck when actress Geena Davis called in on June 1, 2002. ‘Car Talk’ Hosts […]
self-consciously stagy in style or manner; exaggeratedly theatrical: an actressy reading that distorted the character of Ophelia. Historical Examples Mrs. Lynde said she was very pretty but kind of actressy looking, and must have been an awful lot younger than father. Anne Of Avonlea Lucy Maud Montgomery adjective exaggerated and affected in manner; theatrical
anything done, being done, or to be done; deed; performance: a heroic act. the process of doing: caught in the act. a formal decision, law, or the like, by a legislature, ruler, court, or other authority; decree or edict; statute; judgment, resolve, or award: an act of Congress. an instrument or document stating something done […]