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Definition of typecast verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[usually passive] typecast somebody (as something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they typecast
he / she / it typecasts
past simple typecast
-ing form typecasting
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if an actor is typecast, he or she is always given the same kind of character to play She didn't want to be typecast as a dumb blonde.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: typecast