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typecast

verb
     
type‧cast past tense and past participle typecast [transitive]
1 to always give an actor the same type of character to play:
He always gets typecast as the villain.
2 to give someone a particular type of job, activity etc to do, because you think it suits their character
typecasting noun [uncountable]

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