acter

noun
act·​er | \ ˈak-tər How to pronounce acter (audio) \
plural acters

Definition of acter

: a play that has a specified number of acts used in combination Arthur Miller's two one-acters, presented under the collective title “Danger: Memory!” at the Mitzi E. Newhouse, don't amount to much.— Edith Oliver, New Yorker, 23 Feb. 1987 a two-acter

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First Known Use of acter

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Acter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acter. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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