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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 acting manager was well into planning for three years out.
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