usage note
The word "guion" used to be written with an accent, but according to the new spelling rules the form "guión" is not accepted anymore.
1. (film and television) 
a. el guion (M) 
The script was sent out to actors to learn their lines at home.Se envió el guion a los actores para que se aprendieran su texto en casa.
2. (theater) 
a. el texto (M) 
The famous playwright is writing the script of a new Broadway musical.El conocido dramaturgo está escribiendo el texto de un nuevo musical para Broadway.
3. (of a speech) 
a. el texto (M) (full written version) 
The politician's website has lots of useful material, including scripts of his speeches.La web del político contiene mucho material de utilidad, incluidos los textos de sus discursos.
b. el guion (M) (written summary) 
I had a script but found I didn't need it in the end.Tenía un guion pero al final me di cuenta de que no lo necesitaba.
4. (system of writing) 
a. la escritura (F) 
Cuneiform script was written on objects made from clay.La escritura cuneiforme se hacía sobre objetos de arcilla.
5. (handwriting) 
a. la letra (F) 
The pharmacist gave me the wrong medicine because he couldn't read my doctor's script.El farmacéutico me dio el medicamento equivocado porque no entendía la letra de mi médico.
b. la caligrafía (F) 
She writes with a very distinctive script.Tiene una caligrafía muy peculiar.
6. (computing) 
a. el script (M) 
The execution of the script has been stopped due to an error in one line.Se detuvo la ejecución del script debido a un error en una línea.
b. la secuencia de comandos (F) 
You have to create the required script for the software to run.Tienes que crear la secuencia de comandos necesaria para que se ejecute el programa.
7. (candidate's exam answers) 
a. el escrito (M) 
At the end of the examination they handed in their scripts.Al terminar el examen entregaron sus escritos.
transitive verb
8. (film and television) 
a. escribir el guion de 
She scripted the movie to appeal to an international audience.Escribió el guion de la película para que atrajera a un público internacional.
9. (theater) 
a. escribir el texto de 
She was commissioned to write the script of a new West End production.Se le encargó escribir el texto de una nueva producción para el West End.
1. (for play, film) 
a. el guión (M) 
2. (in exam) 
a. el ejercicio (escrito), examen (M) 
script [skrɪpt]
1 (Cine) guión (m)
film script guión (m); (Rad) argumento (m)
Jenny's writing a film script (Teat) (TV)
Radio 4 ran a competition inviting young writers to send in scripts for radio plays Dennis Potter wrote Karaoke as an original script for television
2 (system of writing) escritura (f); (handwriting) letra (f)
Nobody could decipher my microscopic script she continued studying the lines of close, slanted script to write sth in italic script It was written on blue paper in impressive italic script He was standing at the wooden counter writing some notes in his careful, legible script
(typeface) fuente (f); tipo (m) de letra
Thomas told his secretary to \type the letter in italic Helvetica script\ WordPerfect boasts a wide range of scripts
Arabic/Gothic script escritura (f) árabe/gótica
the Arabic script to write sth in Gothic script It was written in a script I had never seen before
3 (in exam) escrito (m)
At the end of the examination, please stop writing and hand in your scripts
transitive verb
[+film] escribir el guión de; [+play] escribir el argumento de
the film was not well scripted la película no tenía un buen guión
a Malcolm Mclaren film scripted by Barry Keefe Weather forecasters have to research and script their bulletins Before the meeting, \script what you are going to say\ and then practise saying it out loud
script editor (n) (Cine) (TV) revisorarevisora (m) (f) de guión;a revisora
script girl (n) (Cine) script (f); anotadora (f)


1. (general) 
a. script 
2. (general) 
a. script girl 
script [esˈkri]
scripts (plural) [esˈkri] script-girl
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