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  • verb Present participle of recast.
  • noun The adjustment of a loan that would otherwise be defaulted.

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  • noun changing a particular word or phrase


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  • The Stones themselves are arrogant, they borrowed heavily from the bluesmen who preceded them (though their recasting is far from clichéd), and they set a generally nasty tone with all the drugs, sex, infighting, and belligerent behavior.

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  • Iraqi and Iranian interests all converge, and recognizing that might be a useful place to begin recasting the U.S.

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  • All of this is apart from the problems inherent in recasting such an important part.

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  • Lautenberg remembers the decision to outsource the rendering payroll service, including the intricate financing required in recasting the direction of the company in 1952.

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  • It was important to us to have Andy endorse the idea of recasting this part, which he did in the same heroic manner that he's dealt with his whole ordeal.

    Liam McIntyre Replaces Andy Whitfield in Spartacus

  • Also the idea of recasting Taylor Lautner's character Jacob, is absurd!

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  • When we moved from pilot to series, the notion of recasting Mitchell, Annie and Herrick was met with wails of despair.


  • Lautner isn't big enough but I don't really care because I thought he was a good Jacob and I hate the idea of recasting a main character.

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  • Also the idea of recasting Taylor Lautner's character Jacob, is absurd!

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  • Dreyfusism had brought to Swann an extraordinary simplicity of mind and had imparted to his way of looking at things an impulsiveness, an inconsistency more noticeable even than had been the similar effects of his marriage to Odette; this new loss of caste would have been better described as a recasting, and was entirely to his credit, since it made him return to the ways in which his forebears had trodden and from which he had turned aside to mix with the aristocracy.

    The Guermantes Way


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