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English definition of “cast”

cast

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] (ACTORS)    /kɑːst/ US  /kæst/
B2 the actors in a film , play , or show: After the final performance the director threw a party for the cast. Part of the film's success lies in the strength of the supporting cast (= the actors who were not playing the main parts ).Casting, roles and scriptsActors and performers
(Definition of cast noun (ACTORS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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