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4 entries found for action.
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Main Entry: ac·tion
Pronunciation: primarystressak-shschwan
Function: noun
1 : a legal proceeding in a court by which one demands one's right or the correction of a wrong
2 : the working of one thing on another so as to produce a change <the action of acids on metals>
3 : the process or manner of acting or functioning; also : such an action expressed by a verb
4 a : a thing done : DEED b plural : BEHAVIOR, CONDUCT
5 : combat in war : BATTLE
6 : the plot of a drama or work of fiction

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