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1. In its current manner. Do you like this version as such, or should I make revisions?
2. Exactly. I didn't get an A as such, but I still did really well in that class!
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in the way something is; as someone or something is. I cannot accept your manuscript as such. It needs revisions. You are new to this job, and as such, I will have to train you.
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1. In itself, as in The job as such was easy, but required a lot of time. [Mid-1600s]
2. In that capacity, as in In the director's absence the assistants, as such, were in charge. [c. 1700]
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1 in the usual sense or meaning of the word: There is no theatre as such in the town, but plays are sometimes performed in the town hall.
2 considering something only in theory, not in practice or in relation to a particular person or thing: I am not interested in money as such, but I do like the freedom it can buy.
3 because somebody/something is what it is: The government is the main contributor and, as such, controls the project.
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