Translation of "act" - English-Arabic dictionary


verb uk /ækt/ us /ækt/

B1 to behave in a particular way, usually a bad way

يَعمَل / يَفعَل
Stop acting like a child!

B1 to perform in a play or movie


to do something to stop a problem

We have to act now to stop the spread of this disease.

Phrasal verb(s)

noun uk /ækt/ us /ækt/

B1 one of the parts of a play

فَصل مِن مَسرَحِيَة

something that someone does

فِعل / صَنيع / عَمَل
an act of kindness

a law made by a government

an act of Parliament

a way of behaving in which someone pretends to be or feel something

تَظاهُر / تَصَنُّع
She’s not really upset – it’s just an act.

(Translation of “act” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)