present as (someone or something)

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present as (someone or something)

1. To act or seem to be identifiable as a particular sex, gender, or sexual orientation. You're less likely to get harassed if you present as a heteronormative man. When I presented as female, people definitely didn't see me as an authority figure.
2. To depict, portray, or describe someone, something, or oneself as a particular kind or type of person or thing. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "present" and "as." The film presents the dictator as a benevolent but misunderstood leader. She was arrested for presenting herself as a lawyer to several people, offering discreet legal help in exchange for large fees.
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The most frequently applied model is the one where the Internet is presented as a network, consisting of interconnected autonomous systems (AS) [4].
The infrastructure of the entire network of the region, summarized in such a way may be presented as a multigraph [G.sub.net] or a totality of graphs [{[G.sub.i](V,U)}.sup.I.sub.i=1].
Therefore, individual funds that are required to be presented as major funds have passed a quantitative test that ordains them as "material" in addition governments may choose to present other funds separately, based on the concept that some may be considered by management to be significant qualitatively to financial statement users even if they are not significant quantitatively.
Late transactions or adjustments also may require a new fund to be presented as major, creating an opinion unit the auditor had not considered in planning the audit.
One approach is essentially qualitative, although this approach is sometimes cloaked in what is presented as theory, is loaded down with highly esoteric jargon, or is based upon a claim of privilege to suspend evidentiary and interpretive norms.
At Schofield, the dentists, dressed in white shirts and bow ties, served the assistants lunch and presented a musical skit to the tune of McDonald's "You Deserve a Break Today."