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Turkish translation of “action”

action

noun     /ˈækʃən/
DO [C, U] B2 something that you do
hareket, eylem
She has to accept the consequences of her actions. We must take action (= do something) before the problem gets worse . So what do you think is the best course of action (= way of dealing with the situation )? It was the first time I'd seen firemen in action (= doing a particular activity ).Acting and actsDealing with things or people
ACTIVITY [U] B1 things which are happening , especially exciting or important things
aksiyon, hareket, heyecan uyandıran şeyler
He likes films with a lot of action. → Opposite inactionEvents and occurrencesAccidents and disasters
out of action damaged or hurt and not able to operate or play sports
bozuk, kullanım dışı, hasarlı, işlevsiz
They've got three players out of action.Not functioning
legal action a legal process in a court
yasal işlem
They are planning to take legal action against the company .Court cases, orders and decisions
FIGHTING [U] fighting in a war
savaş, mücadele
He was killed in action (= while fighting ).Fighting
PROCESS [no plural] a movement or natural process
hareket veya tabii işlem
The rocks are smoothed by the action of water . → See also industrial action, be all talk (and no action)Movement
(Definition of action noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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