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noun (wikipedia, actor, actor (player))
  1. a person who performs in a theatrical play or film
  2. one who acts; a doer
  3. one who takes part in a situation
  4. An advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes.
  5. One who institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant.
  6. (policy debate) One who enacts a certain policy action.
  7. (software engineering) The entity that performs a role (in use case analysis).
Translations: 
  • French: acteur , actrice
  • German: Handelnde
  • Italian: attore , attice
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: actor
Etymology: From Latin, actor, (cognate: Ancient Greek (aktor) "leader", from (agÅ) "to lead, carry, convey, bring").


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