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Spanish translation of “understudy”


verb /ˈandəstadi/ (past tense, past participle understudied)
to study (a part in a play, opera etc ) so as to be able to take the place of (another actor, singer etc).
doblar, aprender un papel para suplir (a alguien)
(Definition of understudy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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