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Meaning of “actions speak louder than words” in the English Dictionary

"actions speak louder than words" in British English

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actions speak louder than words

saying said to ​emphasize that what you do is more ​important and ​showsyourintentions and ​feelings more ​clearly than what you say
(Definition of actions speak louder than words from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"actions speak louder than words" in American English

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actions speak louder than words

what you do is more ​important than what you say, because the things you do show ​yourtrueintentions and ​feelings: Team ​USA is not ​expected to ​win, but they ​believeactionsspeaklouder than words.
(Definition of actions speak louder than words from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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