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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    to cast the same actor in more than one play/film

    Hammer Studios brought new life to the Dracula and Frankenstein sagas starting in the mid-1950's, but in spite of the regular cross-casting of actors between the series, the two monsters shared no films.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 10/03/2015
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    to cast women in men's roles and vice versa

    3 males, 2 females, though some gender flexibility is possible (3 of the characters could be cross-cast).

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 10/03/2015


a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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