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English definition of “stretch”

stretch

noun [C usually singular] (ACTOR)    /stretʃ/
the fact that an actor finds it difficult to play a character who is very different from their own personality: Playing a budding opera star was not much of a stretch for this classically trained singer.Acting, rehearsing and performing
(Definition of stretch noun (ACTOR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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