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Something done
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“The event becomes meaningful only by the act of being remembered.”
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A rule of conduct or action laid down by a governing authority
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“If the government wishes to repeal or change an act of parliament, it must win the necessary votes.”
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A display of behavior, usually meant to deceive
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“He may have looked comical, but it was all just an act.”
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A set performance
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“Lawrence uses his stand-up act as a forum to provide us with anecdotes from his life.”
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A primary division of a play, ballet, or opera
“The show employs comedy in its first act to endear us to its characters while setting up the plot.”
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An occurrence, or something that happens
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A religious or other solemn ceremony or act
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(bad, or equivalent, turn) An act that hinders or harms someone
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A gesture or action used to convey information or an instruction
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A thing constituting a piece of evidence about the past, especially an account kept in writing or some other permanent form
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An actor's part in a play, film, etc
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The action or skill of imitating someone or something, especially in order to entertain or ridicule
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A speech or talk, typically in which a new product, idea, or piece of work is shown and explained
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A splendid display
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Addition to a document
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A trick played on someone for fun
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To take action or do something
“You have to act now if you want to take advantage of our generous offer.”
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To behave in a specified way
“Please act professionally during your interview if you want to get the job.”
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(in a play, film, or television) To perform a fictitious role
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“Leonardo would typically be called on to act the part of the protagonist in one of Martin's films.”
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To fulfill the function or serve the purpose of
“It is part of your role to act as a spokesperson for our company.”
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To behave so as to appear to be
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“He tried to act confident, but his insecurities would soon become apparent.”
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To outwardly look or be perceived as
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“She seemed to act weird that day and I was wondering if she had just won the lottery.”
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(act for) To represent on behalf of
“The agent would be present to act for a prospective buyer.”
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To function in an expected or specified manner
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Act in response to something
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To perform a show or in a show
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To be applied or take effect in an expected or specified manner
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(of two or more things) To combine with to have an effect on
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To make jokes, especially for purposes of teasing someone
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To give an account of
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To become involved in a matter
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To serve, or be used in, a secondary purpose
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To commit or carry out
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Contribute to
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To carry out a role or penalty
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Bend to your will
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To act as a substitute for someone when they are unavailable
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Make a performance of
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Act as an official in charge of something, especially a sporting event
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(respond to) To speak or write in reaction to a question, or to another reaction
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