supporting act

/səpɔtɪŋ ˈækt/ (say suhpawting 'akt)

noun
1. a theatrical performance which has second billing to the main performance.
2. (in business, politics, etc.) a person who makes a noticeable contribution to the success of a front runner.
supporting actor, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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