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act on sth

(also act upon sth)
phrasal verb with act uk   us   /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 ​recommendedpayraise.act on findings/information/advice The ​board of ​directors will ​act on the ​findings in the ​report.
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