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General words for actions and activities

action

noun

something you do, especially something that seems wrong or unusual to other people

thing

noun

an action, or an activity

operation

noun

an action or set of actions that is necessary to achieve something

demonstration

noun

an action that shows how you feel

course

noun

the things that you choose to do in a particular situation

move

noun

something that you do in order to achieve a goal or solve a problem, often one of a series of things

deed

noun

something that someone does

venture

noun

a new business or activity

act

noun

a single thing that someone does

activity

noun

things that people do

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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