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filler

noun
     
Related topics: Newspapers, Publishing
fill‧er [uncountable and countable]
1 British English a substance used to fill cracks in wood, walls etc, especially before you paint them
2TCN stories, information, pictures etc that are not important but are used to fill a page in a newspaper or magazine

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