Meaning of “act on sth” in the English Dictionary


"act on sth" in Business English

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act on sth

also act upon sth
phrasal verb with act uk /ækt/ us 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 recommended pay raise.
act on findings/information/advice The board of directors will act on the findings in the report.

(Definition of “act on sth” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)