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English definition of “cameo”

cameo

noun [C] (PERFORMANCE)    /ˈkæm.i.əʊ/ US  /-oʊ/ (plural cameos)
a small but noticeable part in a film or play , performed by a famous actor : He appears briefly towards the end of the film in a cameo role as a priest .Casting, roles and scripts
(Definition of cameo noun (PERFORMANCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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