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noun acronym
British Academy of Film and Television Arts
Contemporary Examples

The British version was nominated for a bafta in 2005; the American version aired twice then was canceled.
Ab Fab: 7 Classic Trans-Atlantic Sitcoms The Daily Beast Video March 21, 2009

Despite the British starpower of 12 Years a Slave, Gravity led the bafta nominations, taking home 11 nods.
BAFTA Nominations: ‘Gravity’ Beats Out British Favorite ’12 Years a Slave’ Nico Hines January 7, 2014

Gravity led the awards season charge in London on Wednesday with 11 bafta nominations, including best film and best director.
BAFTA Nominations: ‘Gravity’ Beats Out British Favorite ’12 Years a Slave’ Nico Hines January 7, 2014

Your Royal Highness, my dear beautiful Uma [Thurman], and my dear bafta friends, yes, you’ve done me in.
Hurt Locker Sweeps ‘British Oscars’ The Daily Beast February 20, 2010

“I was flattered and privileged to be presented to the two of them at the bafta event in Los Angeles,” Findlay said.
Downton Abbey’s Royal Fans Tom Sykes October 28, 2011

Here is Emmy, Golden Globe and bafta nominee Benedict Cumberbatch reading the actual lyrics from R. Kelly’s new song “Genius.”
Benedict Cumberbatch Reads R. Kelly, Ron Burgundy Interviews Peyton Manning, and More Viral Videos Julian E. Wright December 6, 2013

She was nominated for the bafta, SAG, and Golden Globe, too.
Oscar Nominations Shockers: Ben Affleck, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kathryn Bigelow & More Marlow Stern January 9, 2013

Los Angeles Times Sacha Baron Cohen Plays Hilarious Prank On bafta Britannia Awards Audience.
Miley Cyrus Smokes Joint On Stage, Amy Robach Reveals Cancer Diagnosis on ‘GMA’ Culture Team November 10, 2013

“We came from nothing and we got this,” Abdi said looking at the bafta.
Barkhad Abdi: From Limo Driver to Oscar Contender Tim Teeman February 22, 2014


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