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(Act for), verb act on behalf of, appear for, be accepted for, be attorney for, be proxy for, be regarded as, be responsible for, be taken as, be the equivalent of, count for, front for, go as, pass as, pass for, represent, serve as, stand for, stand in place for, stand in place of, substitute for, take responsibility for, take the blame

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(Sponsor), verb champion, commit, defend, endorse, ensure, favor, guarantee, indemnify, insure, promote, protect, support, sustain, undertake
See also: assure, cosign, displace, guarantee, indemnify, justify, replace, sponsor, undertake
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