acting acting  /ˈæk tɪŋ/


  1. (n) the performance of a part or role in a drama
  2. (adj) serving temporarily especially as a substitute



  1. Lane downplays this acting feat.
  2. Some were actors who wanted to go for an acting career, like me, and settled for this because acting was just a murderously difficult thing to get into.
  3. Another favorite scene is Michelle Yeoh's acting towards the end of the film.


  1. ATF Acting Director gets quizzed in confirmation hearing

    ATF Acting Director B. Todd Jones on Tuesday advanced his bid to be the embattled bureau’s first confirmed director in seven years, telling a Senate panel he was committed to raising the profile of “an agency in distress.’’ With just over 5,000 employees and a $1.1 billion budget, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Read More
    on June 12, 2013     Source:

  2. Acting sheriff appointed in Searcy Co. following Cornish hens controversy

    The Searcy County Quorum Court has picked an acting sheriff to oversee the county after the Arkansas Supreme Court found that Sheriff Kenny Cassell was ineligible to serve.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KTHV Little Rock

  3. Acting Bug Theater Workshop

    The Acting Bug Theater Workshop will be open to youth ages 9-13.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Westerly Sun

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  1. Congressman Henry Waxman accused Hayward of "kicking the can down the road and acting as if you have nothing to do with this company".
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Tony Hayward Source: The Guardian

  2. "I have managed four major pieces of legislation through Congress; served as chair and acting Chair of two major Senate committees, placing me at the center of the two most importance issues of our time - health care and reform of financial...
    on Jan 6, 2010 By: Chris Dodd Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "I'm finally living my dream of acting," said Jackson, who's also starred in Perry's film, "Why Did I Get Married?"
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Janet Jackson Source: The Associated Press

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