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also under-study, 1852, in the theatrical sense "memorize a part so as to be capable of performing on short notice it in the absence of the one to which it is assigned," from under + study ( [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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(n) an actor able to replace a regular performer when required(v) be an understudy or alternate for a role
Source: beedictionary.com

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Someone who has a small role in a show and also can cover for one or more other (usually larger) roles.
Source: rationalmagic.com

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An actor who prepares to perform a role that has already been cast just in case the original actor is unable to perform. Those actors who understudy a major part often have smaller roles in the same p [..]
Source: shakespearesglobe.com

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An employee selected under merit staffing procedures for the purpose of being trained to assume the duties of a position scheduled to be vacated in a definite period of time, normally one year or less [..]
Source: developmentwork.net

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one who rehearses and is prepared to act another's part.
Source: ffzg.unizg.hr

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