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Understudy

Un´der`stud`y
v. t. & i.1.(Theater) To study, as another actor's part, in order to be his substitute in an emergency; to study another actor's part.
n.1.One who studies another's part with a view to assuming it in an emergency.
Noun1.understudy - an actor able to replace a regular performer when required
Synonyms: standby
Verb1.understudy - be an understudy or alternate for a role
Synonyms: alternate
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