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action

noun /ˈӕkʃən/
something done
actuación, acción
Action, not talking, is necessary if we are to defeat the enemy You’ll have to take action immediately The firemen are ready to go into action.
movement
juego
Tennis needs a good wrist action.
a legal case
demanda
He brought an action for divorce against his wife.
the events (of a play, film etc)
acción
The action of the play takes place on an island.
a battle; fighting
combate
He was killed in action Our troops fought an action against the enemy.
the mechanical parts of a machine or the way the parts move
Maquinaria Activa
The action of the clock needs adjusting.
action replay /ˈækʃən ˈriplei/ noun (British ) an interesting moment in a sports game which is repeated, often more slowly, immediately after it happened; instant replay(American)
Repeticion
We watched an action replay of the goal.
in action doing what something is designed to
en funcionamiento
I would like to see the machine in action.
out of action not working
fuera de servicio, averiado
My car’s out of action this week because it’s being repaired.
(Definition of action from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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