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[treated as singular or plural] Amateur dramatics.
- ‘At that point I decided to use my am-dram skills.’
- ‘Her life revolves around her dogs, the local am-dram society, the church, bell-ringing and village gossip.’
- ‘I think this, not sets or production values, highlights that ultimate difference between am-dram and proper productions.’
- ‘He got involved in am-dram, but at 27 he decided that he either wanted to be a social worker or an actor.’
- ‘For Dorothy Clark is the true grand old dame of the am-dram world.’
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