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- n. An award in any of various fields related to moviemaking, most prominently acting, generally awarded at a televised gala to winners who then speak.
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- n. an annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance
Official name, named after its awarding organization, the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. (Wiktionary)