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noun British English pronunciation: cast /kɑːst/ 
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singularcast
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.

  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.

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