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inaction

noun [U] uk   us   /ɪnˈæk.ʃən/ formal
failure to do anything that might provide a solution to a problem: The West's inaction has put millions of people at risk of starvation. This announcement follows months of inaction and delay.
Translations of “inaction”
in Korean 활동하지 않음…
in Arabic هُمود, تَراخ…
in Portuguese inação, passividade…
in Catalan inacció, passivitat…
in Japanese 何もしないこと…
in Italian inattività, inerzia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無行動, 不作為…
in Russian бездействие…
in Turkish atalet, hareketsizlik, harekete geçmeme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无行动, 不作为…
in Polish bezczynność…
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