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actor

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin āctor (doer), from agere (to do). Cognate with Ancient Greek ἄκτωρ (áktōr, leader), from ἄγω (ágō, lead, carry, convey, bring).

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actor (plural actors)

  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. (law) An advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes.
  5. (law) 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).

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin āctor.

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actor m (plural actores)

  1. actor

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin āctor.

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actor m (plural actors)

  1. actor

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin āctor.

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actor m (plural actores)

  1. actor

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Agent noun formed from āctus +‎ -tor, perfect passive participle of agō (do, act, make).

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āctor m (genitive āctōris); third declension

  1. doer
  2. actor (person who performs in a theatrical play or movie)

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Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative āctor āctōrēs
genitive āctōris āctōrum
dative āctōrī āctōribus
accusative āctōrem āctōrēs
ablative āctōre āctōribus
vocative āctor āctōrēs

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actor m (plural actores)

  1. obsolete spelling of ator

RomanianEdit

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actor m (plural actorifeminine equivalent actriță)

  1. actor

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin actor, actoris.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: act‧or

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actor m (plural actores, feminine actriz)

  1. actor (person who performs in a theatrical play or movie)

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