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Translation of "action" - English-Portuguese dictionary

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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