act for
phr verb
Act for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑client

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  • act for behalf of sb/sth — UK US act for/on behalf of sb/sth Phrasal Verb with act({{}}/ækt/ verb [I] ► LAW to represent a person, company, etc. in a court of law: »There are few exceptions to the rule that a solicitor may not act for both seller and buyer. ► to represent… …   Financial and business terms

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