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noun cast pronunciation in British English /kɑːst/
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pluralcasts
  1. 1
    [countable] all the performers in a film, play etc
    An all-star cast includes Michael Douglas as the US President.
    cast of: The play has a cast of four.
    She was a member of the cast of The Sound of Music for years.
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  2. 2
    [countable] a hard cover for protecting a broken or injured part of the body, such as an arm or leg, while it is getting better
    Sheila broke her arm skiing and had to wear a cast.
  3. 4
    [singular] British a particular type of something, especially someones mind, face, or features
    cast of mind: men of a military cast of mind
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    1. a.
      the particular way that something looks, especially if it is only slightly noticeable
      His face had a slightly greenish cast.

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