Definition of “action stations” - English Dictionary

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“action stations” in British English

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action stationsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈæk.ʃən ˌsteɪ.ʃənz/ us /ˈæk.ʃən ˌsteɪ.ʃənz/ UK informal

the situation in which you are as ready as possible to perform a task you have been preparing for:

action stations!

used to tell people to get ready immediately to do the particular jobs that they have been given to do:

Right, everyone - action stations! We're starting in three minutes.

(Definition of “action stations” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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