assumed role

assumed role

[əso̅o̅md′]
a role in life that an individual usually selects or achieves by choice, such as one's role in marriage or employment. See also ascribed role.
References in classic literature ?
I feared he might give me a piece of information that would make my assumed role of match-maker odious- however unreal it was.
It was necessary for us to practise until our assumed roles became real; until to be our original selves would require a watchful and strong exercise of will.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 24 October 2017: Diaa Rashwan, head of the State Information Service (SIS) in Egypt, said Tuesday that the country is in dire need for the SIS to restore its assumed role and duties.
A parliamentary source told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that " al-Jubouri met, yesterday evening, Vice President Iyad Allawi, noting that the meeting discussed the current political situation and ways to solve the problems encountered in the political process, as well as the security file and the military operations taking place in a number of cities and the assumed role of the sons of the tribes in those operations.
Ali pointed out that the Ministry of Health in Ramallah has not compensated these companies for its operating expenses of a monthly NIS 750,000 since it assumed role in early June 2014.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Dr Tahirul Qadri has said that the army chief has assumed role of guarantor and it seems he will play his role to resolve the issue of Model Town FIR since it does not carry any section of terrorism against the accused.
Berwick boss John Anderson, in his recently assumed role as team manager, has been giving him extra worries with regard to the team's potential as play-off contenders this season, and he and fellow-director George Hepburn have decided to rest Liam Carr from first-team duties, giving the teenager a spell to regain confidence and work on equipment while on loan to National Leaguers the Buxton Hitmen.
The company, which currently owns a 17 percent stake in the UK's Aberdeen Asset Management, is looking to serve investors outside Japan and would take at least a 15 percent stake in any potential investments or capital tie-ups in new markets, the bank's new president Tatsuo Wakabayashi, who assumed role on April 1, reportedly said in an interview.
The premier said the same thing was also valid for Tunisia and Libya, adding, "you have seen how some circles have emerged and assumed role although they were not there before.
Gulliver has assumed role as CEO on January 1 from Michael Geoghegan, who was awarded a cash-and-shares bonus of GBP3.
In this context, Geagea confirmed he is open for any meeting with MP Sleiman Franjieh, whereby he hailed his assumed role deemed positive.
The associations we have with certain names, particularly significant namesakes, also shape how we see ourselves and so may have an effect on our confidence and assumed role in society.