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  • 21 action — A proceeding in a Court of law where one person seeks a Court Order for the enforcement of that person s or company s rights. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 22 action. — action. The act of making a request usually of the Court, for example, an application to have a bankrupt discharged. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 23 action — action(englgespr.)f 1.spannendeHandlung.1970ff. 2.sportlicheBetätigung.1970ff. 3.ohneaction=langweilig.Schül1975ff. 4.actionmachen=sichkörperlichbetätigen;arbeiten.1970ff. 5.inactionmachen=Sporttreiben(imUrlaub).1970ff …

    Wörterbuch der deutschen Umgangssprache

  • 24 Action — ↑ Aktion …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 25 ACTION — ☆ ACTION [ak′shən ] n. a federal agency established in 1971 to supervise all U.S. government programs and agencies for volunteers, as the Peace Corps, VISTA, etc …

    English World dictionary

  • 26 action — 1. action [ aksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIVe « manière d agir »; XIIIe en parlant de personnes; déb. XIIe accium de grâce; lat. actio I ♦ 1 ♦ Ce que fait qqn et ce par quoi il réalise une intention ou une impulsion. ⇒ 1. acte, 2. fait. « Les actions les… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 27 ACTION — s. f. L opération d un agent quelconque, physique, chimique, mécanique, immatériel. L action du feu sur le bois, sur les métaux. L action du soleil, de la lumière sur les plantes. L action du levier sur une masse. Une action rapide, forte, vive,… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 28 ACTION — n. f. Opération d’un agent quelconque, physique, chimique, mécanique, immatériel. L’action du feu sur le bois, sur les métaux. L’action du soleil, de la lumière sur les plantes. L’action du levier sur une masse. L’action et la réaction des corps… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 29 action — French for share. Exchange Handbook Glossary * * * action ac‧tion [ˈækʆn] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] when someone does something in order to deal with a problem or difficult situation: • The government s action was prompted by shortages of …

    Financial and business terms

  • 30 action — (a ksion ; en poésie, de trois syllabes) s. f. 1°   Opération, oeuvre. Dépouiller la matière de l action qui lui est propre. Si ta nature est plus propre à l action. Homme d action. Le conseil et l action. L action du remède fut salutaire. Ce… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 31 action — ac|tion1 W1S1 [ˈækʃən] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(doing something)¦ 2¦(something done)¦ 3 in action 4 out of action 5¦(fighting)¦ 6¦(legal)¦ 7¦(excitement)¦ 8¦(the events in a story/film etc)¦ 9¦(movement)¦ 10¦(effect)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 32 action — Conduct; behavior; something done; the condition of acting; an act or series of acts. Term in its usual legal sense means a lawsuit brought in a court; a formal complaint within the jurisdiction of a court of law. Pathman Const. Co. v. Knox… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 33 ACTION — This article is about an Australian bus service. For the U.S. government agency, see ACTION (U.S. government agency). Mode Commuter bus Operator …

    Wikipedia

  • 34 action — actionless, adj. /ak sheuhn/, n. 1. the process or state of acting or of being active: The machine is not in action now. 2. something done or performed; act; deed. 3. an act that one consciously wills and that may be characterized by physical or… …

    Universalium

  • 35 Action —          BALZAC (Honoré de)     Bio express : Écrivain français (1799 1850)     «Le pouvoir est une action, et le principe électif est la discussion. Il n y a pas de politique possible avec la discussion en permanence.»     Source : Sur Catherine …

    Dictionnaire des citations politiques

  • 36 action — n. activity act 1) to initiate; take action; to go into action 2) to put smt. into action (we put our plan into action) 3) to prod, spur smb. into action 4) concerted, united; decisive; direct; disciplinary; drastic; emergency; hasty, rash;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 37 Action — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Action », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Sommaire …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 38 action — noun 1 process of doing sth ADJECTIVE ▪ decisive, effective, firm, strong, vigorous ▪ He urged the government to take decisive action against music piracy. ▪ aggressive …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 39 action — noun 1 DOING THINGS (U) the process of doing in order to deal with a problem or difficult situation: The union is urging strike action. | We need more action, and less talk! | take action: The police took firm action to deal with the riots. |… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 40 action — ac|tion [ ækʃən ] noun *** ▸ 1 process of doing something ▸ 2 something someone does ▸ 3 movement ▸ 4 effect of drug/chemical ▸ 5 fighting in war ▸ 6 exciting events ▸ 7 events in play/movie ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount the process of doing something …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English