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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ācta (register of events), plural of āctum (decree, law), from agō (put in motion).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
act

Plural
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  1. Something done.
  2. A state of existence.
  3. A product of a legislative body.
  4. The process of doing something.
  5. A formal or official record of something done.
  6. A division of a theatrical performance.
  7. A display of behavior.

Derived terms

Synonyms

  • (something done): deed
  • (product of a legislative body): statute
  • (display of behavior): pretense

Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to act

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to act (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To do something.
  2. To perform a theatrical role.
  3. To behave in a certain way.
  4. To respond to information.
  5. (chemistry) To have an effect on.

Derived terms

Translations

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