What does act as mean?

act as meaning in General Dictionary

work as or become

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  • pretend having particular attributes or mind-set

Sentence Examples with the word act as

The court of Versailles sent Dumouriez to act as commander-in-chief of the confederates, but neither as a soldier nor as a politician did this adroit adventurer particularly distinguish himself, and his account of his experiences is very unfair to the confederates.

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