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Officials are not planning any immediate action.
We urge the authorities to take action.
We have three possible courses of action.
The magazine will fight the libel action brought by the singer.
The strikers voted to suspend their action.
She found herself copying his actions.
reflex actions such as swallowing
the action of certain chemicals on the brain
Can military action be avoided?
a list of soldiers missing in action
We’ve been told we’re unlikely to see action.
Where’s all the action in this town?
Her broken wrist will put her out of action for at least a month.
Our plans aren’t quite ready to be put into action.
This is the American English definition of action. View British English definition of action.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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