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English definition of “action”

action

noun (SOMETHING DONE)    /ˈæk.ʃən/
B2 [C] something that you do: She has to accept the consequences of her actions. I asked him to explain his actions.Acting and actsDealing with things or people C2 [C] a physical movement: I'll say the words and you can mime the actions. It only needs a small wrist action (= movement of the wrist) to start the process.Acting and actsDealing with things or people
(Definition of action noun (SOMETHING DONE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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