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action

noun
 
/ˈæk·ʃən/
B1 [no plural] exciting or important things that are happening
ação
He likes movies with a lot of action.
something that you do
ação
We are all responsible for our actions. Quick action is needed if we are going to save lives.
take action to do something in order to solve a problem
tomar medidas, atuar
We must take action before the problem gets worse.
out of action damaged or hurt and not able to operate or move
enguiçado, fora de combate
My car’s out of action. I got hurt playing football, so I’m out of action this week.
(Definition of action from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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