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ACT

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Artemisinin-based combination therapy. See artemisinin; lumefantrine.

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Act

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 8 words.

noun (the Act) historical = collar.

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act

Overview page.

Act and deed part of a formula used in concluding a legal transaction by signing a document.

See also act of God, act of grace, Act of Union at union.

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act

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 121 words.

An act (something that is done) is legally relevant if it is a wrongful act (a tortious civil wrong or

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act

Edited by Audrey Blunden.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 121 words.

An act (something that is done) is legally relevant if it is a wrongful act (a tortious civil wrong or

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act

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

October 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 121 words.

An act (something that is done) is legally relevant if it is a wrongful act (a tortious civil wrong or

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act

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 59 words.

Distinguishing between these overlapping words is no mean task. Generally, act is the more concrete word <an act of Congress>

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act

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 31 words.

act and deed part of a formula used in concluding a legal transaction by signing a document.

See also act

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act

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 210 words.

act your age behave in a manner appropriate to your age and not to someone much younger.

act the goat:

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act

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

An act (something that is done) is legally relevant if it is a wrongful act (a tortious civil wrong or a criminal offence); a lawful activity with some legally instrumental ...

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<b>ACT</b>

in Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

P ublished online August 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 773 words.

“Act” comes from Latin actum, the nominalized passive past participle of agere, which means “to push ahead of

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