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[on-skreen, awn-] /ˈɒnˈskrin, ˈɔn-/

occurring within a motion picture or television show or in an actor’s professional life:
a raucous on-screen personality that was at odds with his quiet private life.
displayed on a television screen; supplied by means of television:
an on-screen course in economics.
in a motion picture or television program or in one’s professional life:
On-screen he’s a villain.
adjective, adverb


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