Correct spelling for action

Medical definition of action:

1. The performance of any of the vital functions, the manner of such performance, or the result of the same. 2. The exertion of any force or power, physical, chemical, or mental.

Usage examples for action:

  • A simple course of action had just flashed into her mind. "His Family, – Ernest Poole"
  • Emily nodded, a world of meaning in the action "Kitty Trenire, – Mabel Quiller-Couch"
  • Only instant action would count, however. "The Exploits of Elaine, – Arthur B. Reeve"

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