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French translation of 'playwright'

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[ˈpleɪraɪt ]
dramaturge mf

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Example Sentences Including 'playwright'

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Field's poetry in place of which there are two dramatic works which only serve to show why they are remembered as poets and not playwrights.
The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
In fact, as he told me, it is young playwrights he most feels for.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
In his lifetime he was the senior playwright and poet of the two.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Like all the great playwrights, he understands the potential of speech and its myriad subtleties.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Radio celebrations of the great playwright's centenary reach a peak this weekend.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
This is a wickedly elegant act of vengeance against my generation, by a playwright young enough to be my son.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
A bit like asking a promising young Jacobean playwright to take over from Shakespeare.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The review provoked a storm of criticism, with actors and playwrights saying that it was unfair to cast judgment on a show during its preview run.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The social world that allowed a woman to be first a spy, then a financially successful playwright and poet was one of enormous upheaval.
Smithsonian Mag (2017)

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'playwright' in Other Languages

British English: playwright /ˈpleɪˌraɪt/ NOUN
A playwright is a person who writes plays.
  • American English: playwright
  • Arabic: كَاتِبٌ مَسْرَحِيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: dramaturgo
  • Chinese: 剧作家
  • Croatian: dramski pisac
  • Czech: dramatik
  • Danish: skuespilforfatter
  • Dutch: toneelschrijver
  • European Spanish: dramaturgo
  • Finnish: näytelmäkirjailija
  • French: dramaturge
  • German: Bühnenautor
  • Greek: θεατρικός συγγραφέας
  • Italian: drammaturgo
  • Japanese: 脚本家
  • Korean: 극작가
  • Norwegian: dramatiker
  • Polish: dramatopisarz
  • European Portuguese: dramaturgo
  • Romanian: dramaturg
  • Russian: драматург
  • Spanish: dramaturgo
  • Swedish: skådespelsförfattare
  • Thai: ผู้เขียนบทละคร
  • Turkish: oyun yazarı
  • Ukrainian: драматург
  • Vietnamese: nhà viết kịch


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