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English definition of “recast”

recast

verb [T]     /ˌriːˈkɑːst/ US  /-ˈkæst/ (recast, recast)
to change the form of something, or to change an actor in a play or film: She recast her novel as a musical comedy. In despair, the theatre director recast the leading role.ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
(Definition of recast verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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