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English definition of “pose as sb”

pose as sb

phrasal verb with pose     /pəʊz/ US  /poʊz/ verb
C2 If you pose as a particular person , you pretend to be that person in order to deceive people : He's posing as her date , but he's really her bodyguard .Faking and pretending
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