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act as

To serve or perform a job or role, often temporarily. Until Kayla returns from her maternity leave, Sharon will act as lead analyst. You will now act as file clerk and benefits coordinator, and your salary will reflect this change.
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act as someone

to perform in the capacity of someone, temporarily or permanently; to serve in some special capacity, possibly temporarily. This is Mr. Smith. He'll act as manager from now on.
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This is the unity that is pointed to in an act as exhibition--I show myself; that is sounded in an act as expression--I announce myself; and that is told in an act as connection--I evoke myself.
That is the power of theater, of poetry, of music, of dance, and that is the power of an act as celebration.
A 'high-cost home loan' is defined under the Act as a home loan that meets either of the following two thresholds: 1) an APR that exceeds 7% (first mortgage) or 9% (subordinate mortgage) over the comparable yield on Treasury securities, or 2) (i) if the total principal amount of the loan is equal to $20,000 or more, the total points and fees on the loan exceed 5% of the total principal amount of the loan, or (ii) if the total principal amount of the loan is less than $20,000, the total points and fees exceed the lesser of a) 8% of the total principal amount of the loan, or b) $1,000.
This will further distinguish ACT as a full-range worldwide provider of audio, video, data and Internet conferencing products and services.
Under the terms of the agreement, Lufthansa Systems AS will act as a Unisys certified partner for business consulting and technical support and maintenance for CLS.
Early SVC support will position ACT as a leading IFRAD vendor as the public frame relay service providers deploy SVCs in 1996.