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understudy

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈʌndəˌstʌdi/
an actor in the theatre who learns the words and actions of another character so that they can perform if the usual actor is sickOccupations and tradesCasting, roles and scripts
Translations of “understudy”
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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