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type-cast



Pronunciation: (tīp'kast", -käst"), [key]
v., -cast, -cast•ing,
adj.
Print.

v.t., v.i.
to cast (type).

adj.
(of text to be printed) having the type already cast.

type•cast



Pronunciation: (tīp'kast", -käst"), [key]
v.t., -cast, -cast•ing. Theat.
1. to cast (a performer) in a role that requires characteristics of physique, manner, personality, etc., similar to those possessed by the performer.
2. to cast (a performer) repeatedly in a kind of role closely patterned after that of the actor's previous successes.
3. to stereotype: He realizes now he's been typecast as an executive errand boy.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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