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casting

noun
     
Related topics: Media, Performing, Sculpture, Industry
cast‧ing
1 [uncountable]AMAP the process of choosing the actors for a film or play [↪ cast]:
a casting director
2 [countable]TIAVS an object made by pouring liquid metal, plastic etc into a mould (=specially shaped container)
3

the casting couch

a situation in which an actress is persuaded to have sex in return for a part in a film, play etc - used humorously

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