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English noun: stand-in

1. stand-in (person) someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)

SamplesThe star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes.
We need extra employees for summer fill-ins.

Synonymsbackup, backup man, fill-in, relief, reliever, substitute

Broader (hypernym)compeer, equal, match, peer

Narrower (hyponym)alternate, double, locum, locum tenens, replacement, stunt man, stunt woman, surrogate

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