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English definition of “miscast”

miscast

verb [T] uk   /ˌmɪsˈkɑːst/ us    /-ˈkæst/ (miscast, miscast)
to choose someone to act in a film or play in a role for which they are unsuitable: Tom Hanks was miscast as the arrogant city high-flyer.Casting, roles and scripts
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