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Translation of "action" - English-Turkish dictionary

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 inaction Events 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 from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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