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English definition of “action”

action

noun (ACTIVITY)    /ˈæk.ʃən/
B1 [U] things that are happening, especially exciting or important things: I like films with a lot of action. In her last novel, the action (= the main events) moves between Greece and southern Spain.Events and occurrencesAccidents and disasters where the action is at the place where something important or interesting is happening: A journalist has to be where the action is.Places and locationsUnpleasant places
(Definition of action noun (ACTIVITY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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