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acting

adjective adjutant, deputy, holding legal rights conferred by another, replacing, representative, representing, speaking by delegated authority, standing in the place of, substituting for, temporary, transient
Associated concepts: acting illegally, acting in a boisterrus manner, acting in concert with others, acting in good faith, acting judge, acting mayor, acting officer, acting within the course of employment, acting within the scope of employment
See also: histrionics, operative, representative, surrogate, temporary, vicarious
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The proposal may not be consummated before the fifteenth calendar day after the effective date of this order, or later than three months after the effective date of this order unless such period is extended for good cause by the Board or the Reserve Bank, acting pursuant to delegated authority.
The remarkably promising Lacarra proved slightly disappointing: her dancing was fuzzy in its technical outline while her acting seemed almost rudimentary.
They are usurpers, whether acting for my "good" (as they so often claim) or for theirs (which is my suspicion).
However, the awareness of consequences in courage is quite different from acting on faith, and no understanding of courage would be complete without an understanding of what constitutes faith.
Most of it is all too adolescent, a mechanical acting out, accompanied by an inward turning off of feeling.[7] More particularly, it involves a sense of depersonalization--the feeling of not being a self, and the anxiety that one has no self to be.
Regulation Y defines "acting in concert" to include knowing participation in a joint activity or parallel action toward a common goal of acquiring control of a state member bank, whether or not pursuant to an express agreement.
* Discovered by an attorney covered by the act: An attorney who is acting in any way on behalf, at the behest, or for the benefit of an issuer, whether or not employed or retained by the issuer.
Directs the Secretary, acting through the IHS and Indian tribes and tribal organizations, to consolidate certain existing programs into a new program of comprehensive behavioral and mental health, prevention, treatment, and aftercare for Indian tribes.
Excluding government employees acting within the scope of their official duties, an individual is entitled to a reward up to $500,000.
(A) any deficiency attributable in whole or in part to any error or delay by an officer or employee of the Internal Revenue Service (acting in his official capacity) in performing a ministerial act ...
According to Donald Kuspit's owner's manual to acting out in the arts, it's possible to control the on/off switch to acting out's motor or mechanism, the "splitting" Freud first tested in his essay on fetishism.