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action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (movement, work, activity)ação sf
 He got off his chair and jumped into action.
 Ele pulou da cadeira e partiu para a ação.
action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (political measures)ação sf
 Action to tackle racism is very important.
 Ação para lidar com o racismo é muito importante.
action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (plot)trama, ação sf
 The action in the novel is spread over two decades.
 A trama da novela estende-se por mais de duas décadas.
action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (frenetic activity)movimento sm
  (movimento)ação sf
 The sales floor is incredibly busy today - there is a lot of action.
 O andar de vendas está incrivelmente ocupado hoje - há muito movimento.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Ponha o motor do carro em ação.
action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law)ação judicial sf + adj
 The lawyers' action against the company caused it to go bankrupt.
 A ação judicial contra a companhia causou sua falência.
action [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (request: deal with, act upon)tratar vt
  abordar vt
 Your request will be actioned within 48 hours.
 Seu pedido será tratado dentro de 48 horas.
 
Traduções complementares
InglêsPortuguês
action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (gesture)gesto sm
 He made an encouraging action with his hand, as if to say, "Yes".
action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (mechanical movement)movimento sm
 The action of the printing press was very noisy.
action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (military) (militar)combate sm
 The general has seen action in three different wars.
action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (movie-making) (comando de diretor de cinema)ação sf
 When everything was ready, the director yelled, "Action!"
action n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (movie, book genre)de ação loc adj
 I like action films, but my sister prefers comedies.
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a piece of the action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (involvement, participation) (figurado)uma fatia do bolo loc sf
  participação sf
 If I'm to help you, I want a piece of the action.
action and reaction nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (physics: opposing forces) (física)ação e reação expres
action figure nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (character toy) (estrangeirismo, bonecos colecionáveis)action figure loc sm
 My nephew collects action figures; he must have at least twenty of Batman alone.
action hero nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hero in story)herói de ação loc sm
 He leapt from the bridge onto the moving train, just like an action hero in a movie.
action movie nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (film focussed on action sequences)filme de ação loc sm
 Tony is watching an action movie.
action plan nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (outline of strategy, schedule)plano de ação loc sm
action-packed,
action packed
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(full of drama, events)cheio de ação loc adj
Nota: A hyphen is used when the term precedes the noun.
affirmative action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (positive discrimination)ação afirmativa loc sf
 Affirmative action is implemented in order to overcome imbalances in educational and business opportunities.
back in action adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (functioning or performing again)de volta à ativa expres
 The doctor said I will be back in action in a few days, as soon as the scarring heals.
 O médico disse que eu estarei de volta à ativa em alguns dias, assim que as cicatrizes se curarem.
back in action adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative, informal (at work again)de volta à ativa expres
  tentar de novo expres v
 After being away so long, we are all happy to see her back in action.
 Depois de ficar fora tanto tempo, todos estamos felizes em vê-la de volta à ativa.
capillary action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (physics: power to absorb) (física)capilaridade sf
class action,
class action suit
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(lawsuit brought by a group) (ação movida por um grupo)ação popular loc sf
  justiça coletiva loc sf
 A lot of us are involved in a class action suit against the company for discrimination against women.
collective action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (collaboration for a social purpose)ação coletiva loc sf
 The union is mobilizing union members to participate in a collective action against their employer.
concerted action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cooperation in a cause)ação conjunta loc sf
 The US and the UK took concerted action to prevent the conflict from spreading.
corrective action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] done to rectify [sth])ação corretiva loc sf
course,
course of action
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative (path of action)rumo sm
 It's hard to know which course to take in life.
 É difícil saber que rumo tomar na vida.
course of action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (procedure) (procedimento)linha de ação loc sf
 The course of action chosen by her doctor was successful.
disciplinary action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (punishment or caution)ação disciplinar loc sf
 Caning is no longer considered an appropriate disciplinary action.
evasive action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] done to avert or avoid)manobra evasiva loc sf
 Luckily, the alert taxi driver saw the old woman trying to cross the street and took evasive action to avoid hitting her.
further action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (additional measures) (medidas adicionais)ação complementar sf
 Further action was needed to win the battle.
industrial action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (workers' strike or protest) (trabalhadores)greve sf
  (trabalhadores: greve, protesto)ação industrial, ação laboral sf
 If there is no agreement with the employers, the Union will recommend taking industrial action.
killed in action adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (casualty status: died in combat)morto em combate expres
 The soldier's death certificate states, "killed in action".
legal action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (court proceeding) (procedimento judicial)ação judicial loc sf
 I've decided to take legal action against my neighbour.
man of action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] who acts rather than thinks)homem de ação loc sm
 He was a man of action rather than of words.
plan of action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sequence of things to do)plano de ação sm
 What's the plan of action for today?
reflex action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] done instinctively) (algo feito instintivamente)reflexo sm
 The minister punched the man who threw an egg at him: it was a reflex action.
reflex action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (unthinking response to [sth])ação instintiva loc sf
replay,
action replay
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
UK (sport: [sth] repeated on screen)repetição sf
  (anglicismo)replay sm
 They showed a replay of the goal.
rising action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fiction: dramatic series of events) (parte de estrutura narrativa)ação crescente loc sf
  (parte de estrutura narrativa)ação ascendente loc sf
  (parte de estrutura narrativa)conflito sm
scene of action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sports venue) (local esportivo)campo sm
  arena sf
  quadra sf
 The teams were ready to enter the scene of action to play their match.
sustained action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (prolonged or continued activity) (atividade continuada ou prolongada)ação prolongada sf
  ação contínua sf
take action v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (act, do [sth] practical)agir v int
  fazer algo expres v
  entrar em ação expres v
  tomar uma atitude expres v
 We can't just ignore the situation - we must take action.
 Não podemos simplesmente ignorar a situação - precisamos agir.
triple action,
triple-action
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(effective in three ways) (eficiente de três maneiras)tripla ação loc adj
united action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (co-operation) (cooperação)ação conjunta loc sf
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