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Noun: stand-in  'stand,in
  1. Someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
    "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes";
    - substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-in
Verb: stand in
  1. Be a substitute
    "The young teacher had to stand in for the sick colleague";
    - substitute, sub [informal], fill in

Derived forms: standing in, stands in, stand-ins, stood in

Type of: change, compeer, equal, exchange, interchange, match, peer

Encyclopedia: Stand-in

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