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in Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

Published by Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691138701
Published online August 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780190681166

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

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Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies

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