als ob

noun
\äls-ˈȯp\
plural als obs

Definition of als ob 

: assumption especially : one made so that action, thought, or further assumption is possible

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First Known Use of als ob

1913, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for als ob

German, from als ob as if

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