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When Alex had first come to the bench, she’d thought that being a relatively young, moderately attractive woman was a good thing-a vote against typecasting-but on mornings like this, she wasn’t so sure.
Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  cast repeatedly in the same kind of role;
or: identify as belonging to a certain type
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  • When Alex had first come to the bench, she’d thought that being a relatively young, moderately attractive woman was a good thing-a vote against typecasting-but on mornings like this, she wasn’t so sure.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • I thought we could get Lana Weinberger to play her, but Lilly said that would be typecasting.
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
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Associated words [difficulty]:   typecast [9]
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