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understudy

noun [C]  /ˈʌn·dərˌstʌd·i/ us  
an actor or other performer who learns the parts of others in a play, opera, etc., so that he or she can replace them if necessary
Translations of “understudy”
in Spanish doblar, aprender un papel para suplir (a alguien)…
in French doubler…
in German eine Rolle etc. als Ersatzmann einstudieren…
in Chinese (Traditional) 候補演員,替角…
in Russian дублер…
in Turkish yedek aktör/aktris/oyuncu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 候补演员,替角…
in Polish dubler/ka…
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