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stand-in

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈstændɪn/
a person who takes the place or does the job of someone else for a short time because that person is not available: The planned keynote speaker was unable to attend, so we had to find a stand-in at short notice.
Translations of “stand-in”
in Korean 대역…
in Arabic يَحِلّ مَحلّ…
in Portuguese suplente, substituta, dublê…
in Catalan suplent, doble…
in Japanese 代理, 代役…
in Italian sostituto, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) (臨時的)頂替者,代替者…
in Russian дублер, замена…
in Turkish vekâlet, yerini alma, yerine geçme…
in Chinese (Simplified) (临时的)顶替者,代替者…
in Polish zastęp-ca/czyni…
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