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stand-in

noun
     
Related topics: Film
stand-in [countable]
1 someone who does the job or takes the place of someone else for a short time:
Gilbert failed to find a stand-in and so could not go to the party.
2AMF someone who takes the place of an actor for some scenes in a film
stand-in for
a stand-in for Tom Cruise

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