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Translation of "action" - English-Spanish dictionary

action

noun /ˈӕkʃən/
something done actuación, acción Action, not talking, is necessary if we are to defeat the enemy You’ll have to take action immediately The firemen are ready to go into action. movement juego Tennis needs a good wrist action. a legal case demanda He brought an action for divorce against his wife. the events (of a play, film etc) acción The action of the play takes place on an island. a battle; fighting combate He was killed in action Our troops fought an action against the enemy. the mechanical parts of a machine or the way the parts move Maquinaria Activa The action of the clock needs adjusting. action replay /ˈækʃən ˈriplei/ noun (British ) an interesting moment in a sports game which is repeated, often more slowly, immediately after it happened; instant replay(American) Repeticion We watched an action replay of the goal. in action doing what something is designed to en funcionamiento I would like to see the machine in action. out of action not working fuera de servicio, averiado My car’s out of action this week because it’s being repaired.
(Definition of action from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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