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direct actionnoun [U]

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the use of strikes, ​violence, or ​protests as a way of ​trying to get what you ​want, ​instead of ​talking
(Definition of direct action from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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direct actionnoun [U]

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HR, POLITICS the use of ​actions such as strikes or protests as a way of ​trying to ​achievepolitical or other ​changes: The ​government faces the ​realprospect of ​reneweddirectaction if it ​fails to ​respond to the ​protesters' 60- day ​deadline. The ​workers, who had not been ​paid for several months, threatened to take ​directaction in pursuit of their ​claim.
(Definition of direct action from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “direct action”
in Chinese (Simplified) 直接行动…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直接行動…
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