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understudy

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EtymologyEdit

under- +‎ study

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VerbEdit

understudy (third-person singular simple present understudies, present participle understudying, simple past and past participle understudied)

  1. to study or know a role to such an extent as to be able to replace the normal performer when required
  2. to act as an understudy (to someone)

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NounEdit

understudy (plural understudies)

  1. a performer who understudies; a standby

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