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English definition of “act on sth”

act on sth

(also act upon sth) phrasal verb with act     /ækt/ verb [I]
to do something because you have been advised or told to do it: There have been concerns as to why the Board didn't act on a recommended pay raise .act on findings/information/advice The board of directors will act on the findings in the report .
(Definition of act on sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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