Definition of 'actress'
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The former Emmerdale actress has done good! The Sun (2016) Young actresses in Hollywood are under enormous pressure to look impossibly thin. The Sun (2016)So far 66 young actresses have taken the part of Matilda in the various productions. The Sun (2016)I was single, young, on my own as a young actress. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the actress admits playing an alcoholic is harder than it looks. The Sun (2012)At the theatre her fame as a beautiful actress and singer was growing by the day. COURTESANS (2003)Can the murder of an actress get him to don his detective hat again? The Sun (2014)But it looks like the troubled young actress is getting her life back on track. The Sun (2007)In the making of the film the actresses stripped on a closed set. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But she feels the absence of pregnant actresses playing pregnant women is also for physical reasons. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are neither singers nor actresses. The Sun (2011)She is also a terrible actress. The Sun (2009)Such vaulting success would be the dream of any young British actress. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She was between jobs as an actress, working front of house. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She is a great young actress, who will go far. The Sun (2006)It's an especially brutal job for young actresses. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What about actresses filming Edwardian costume dramas? Times, Sunday Times (2010)People say you're a mature young actress. The Sun (2010)Back then she was a jobbing actress, albeit a successful one. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Back then, she was just another jobbing actress with big hair. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It's surely liable to put off prospective parents for life and the actress has also warned her mother off seeing it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She's been a top British actress for a long time. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She's a model and actress, and is single. The Sun (2012)Or the actress who looks younger at 50 than she did at 25? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Today she's not only a terrific actress but also a top-notch writer. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'actress'
British English: actress /ˈæktrɪs/ NOUN
An actress is a woman whose job is acting in plays or films.
She's a really good actress.
- American English: actress
- Arabic: مـُمَثِّلَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: atriz
- Chinese: 女演员
- Croatian: glumica
- Czech: herečka
- Danish: skuespiller
- Dutch: actrice
- European Spanish: actriz
- Finnish: näyttelijätär
- French: actrice
- German: Schauspielerin
- Greek: ηθοποιός
- Italian: attrice
- Japanese: 女優
- Korean: 여자 배우
- Norwegian: skuespillerinne
- Polish: aktorka
- European Portuguese: atriz
- Romanian: actriță
- Russian: актриса
- Spanish: actriz
- Swedish: skådespelerska
- Thai: นักแสดงหญิง
- Turkish: kadın oyuncu
- Ukrainian: актриса
- Vietnamese: nữ diễn viên
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