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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. Something done (usually as opposed to something said).
  2. The most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field.
  3. A military engagement.
  4. A judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong.
  5. An act by a government body or supranational organization.
  6. The operating part that transmits power to a mechanism.
  7. The trait of being active and energetic and forceful.
  8. The series of events that form a plot.
  9. A process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings).
  10. The state of being active.
(动) As a verb
  1. Put in effect.
  2. Institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against.
Hyphenationac•tion
Part of Speech(名) noun, (叹) interjection
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动作dòngzuòmovement; motion; action
作用zuòyòngto act on; to affect; action; function; activity; impact; result; effect; purpose; intent; to play a role; corresponds to English -ity, -ism, -ization
行为xíngwéiaction; conduct; behavior; activity
诉讼sùsònglawsuit
举动jǔdòngact; action; activity; move; movement
行动xíngdòngoperation; action; to move; mobile
手脚shǒujiǎohand and foot; movement of limbs; action; trick; step in a procedure (CL: )
行事xíngshìto execute; to handle; behavior; action; conduct
举措jǔcuòto move; to act; action; decision; conduct; manner
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