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English definition of “pass as/for sth/sb”

pass as/for sth/sb

phrasal verb with pass     /pɑːs/ US   /pæs/ verb
to appear to be something or someone else , or try to make others believe that they are: These watches are good-quality fakes , and would pass for the genuine article in a store .
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