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  1. action

    • IPA[ˈakʃ(ə)n]

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    • n.
      the fact or process of doing something, typically to achieve an aim;the way in which something such as a chemical has an effect or influence
    • v.
      take action on; deal with
    • noun: action, plural noun: actions

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    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. the fact or process of doing something, typically to achieve an aim:

      ending child labour will require action on many levels

      strike action was threatened

    • 2. the way in which something such as a chemical has an effect or influence:

      the seeds require the catalytic action of water to release heat

    • 3. short for industrial action
    • 4. the events represented in a story or play:

      the action is set in a country house

    • 5. exciting or notable activity:

      the weekend sporting action begins on Saturday

      people in media want to be where the action is

    • 6. used by a film director as a command to begin:

      lights, camera, action

    • 7. a thing done; an act:

      she frequently questioned his actions

    • 8. a gesture or movement:

      his actions emphasized his words

    • 9. the way in which something works or moves:

      the weapon has a smooth action

    • 10. the mechanism that makes a machine or instrument work:

      a piano with an escapement action

    • 11. armed conflict:

      servicemen listed as missing in action during the war

    • 12. a military engagement:

      a rearguard action

    • 13. legal proceedings; a lawsuit:

      a civil action for damages

    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. take action on; deal with:

      your request will be actioned

    • adj.
      denoting a switch or relay that makes and breaks contact rapidly, whatever the speed of the activating mechanism.
    • he vowed to take tougher action against persistent offenders

      if there is a breach of regulations, we will take action

    • n.
      the operation of a snap-action switch, relay, or gun.
    • he vowed to take tougher action against persistent offenders

      if there is a breach of regulations, we will take action

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    • adj.
      denoting a switch or relay that makes and breaks contact rapidly, whatever the speed of the activating mechanism.
    • he vowed to take tougher action against persistent offenders

      if there is a breach of regulations, we will take action

    • n.
      the operation of a snap-action switch, relay, or gun.
    • he vowed to take tougher action against persistent offenders

      if there is a breach of regulations, we will take action

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    • adj. characterized by dramatic, energetic, or exciting activity:

    • he returned to his best form in the first half with an all-action performance

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    • adj. denoting a repeating firearm, typically a shotgun, in which a new round is brought from the magazine into the breech by a slide action in line with the barrel:

    • a pump-action shotgun

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    • n. a playback of part of a television broadcast, typically one in slow motion showing an incident in a sporting event.

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    • n. a playback of part of a television broadcast, typically one in slow motion showing an incident in a sports event; an instant replay.

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    • adj.
      operating or effective after a predetermined length of time:
    • delayed-action bombs
    • n.
      the operation of something after a predetermined length of time.
    • delayed-action bombs

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    • adj. another term for double-acting

    • delayed-action bombs

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    • IPA[ˈakSH(ə)n]

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    • n.
      the fact or process of doing something, typically to achieve an aim:
    • he vowed to take tougher action against persistent offenders

      if there is a breach of regulations, we will take action

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