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Meaning of “inaction” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of inaction from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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inactionnoun [U]

 us   /ɪnˈæk·ʃən/
failure to do anything that might ​provide a ​solution to a ​problem: The ​mayor was ​criticized for his inaction on ​problemsaffecting the city’s ​poor.
(Definition of inaction from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inaction”
in Arabic هُمود, تَراخ…
in Korean 활동하지 않음…
in Portuguese inação, passividade…
in Catalan inacció, passivitat…
in Japanese 何もしないこと…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无行动, 不作为…
in Turkish atalet, hareketsizlik, harekete geçmeme…
in Russian бездействие…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無行動, 不作為…
in Italian inattività, inerzia…
in Polish bezczynność…
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