is applied to one who temporarily takes over the powers of a regular official during the latter's absence a vice-president often serves as acting president
refers to an appointment for an intervening period, as between the death of an official and the election of a successor
is specifically applied to a government (or to its officers) established for the time being in a country, a newly formed nation, etc. until a permanent government can be formed
applies to a post held (or to the person holding such a post) for a limited time, subject to dismissal by those having the power of appointment a temporary mail carrier
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