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an item (e.g. a clutch) which is used in the assembly of a final product (e.g. a car). See PARTS FAMILY CODING AND CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM, ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT, REPLACEMENT PART, AFTER-SALES CARE.
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Carly Tropman, a public relations student, donned a glittering frock and took the part of Princess Genevieve to entertain young visitors to Birmingham's House of Fraser department store.
Royd Tolkien, 34, took the part of a Gondorian Ranger in the new film adaptation of his famous relative's stories after director Peter Jackson invited him to join the cast.
Sources say Melanie took the part so she could be close to her husband, Antonio Banderas, 42, who is on stage around the corner in the musical, Nine.