bring an action against
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • bring an action against — initiate legal proceedings, file a claim against …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bring an action against someone — make a claim against someone, sue someone, make a lawsuit against a person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bring action against — index litigate, prosecute (charge) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • action — French for share. Exchange Handbook Glossary * * * action ac‧tion [ˈækʆn] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] when someone does something in order to deal with a problem or difficult situation: • The government s action was prompted by shortages of …   Financial and business terms

  • action — noun 1 DOING THINGS (U) the process of doing in order to deal with a problem or difficult situation: The union is urging strike action. | We need more action, and less talk! | take action: The police took firm action to deal with the riots. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • action — ac|tion [ ækʃən ] noun *** ▸ 1 process of doing something ▸ 2 something someone does ▸ 3 movement ▸ 4 effect of drug/chemical ▸ 5 fighting in war ▸ 6 exciting events ▸ 7 events in play/movie ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount the process of doing something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • action */*/*/ — UK [ˈækʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms action : singular action plural actions 1) [uncountable] the process of doing something, especially in order to stop a bad situation from developing or continuing Officials are not planning any drastic action.… …   English dictionary

  • action — ac·tion n [Latin actio legal proceeding, from agere to do, carry out, initiate legal proceedings] 1 a: a judicial proceeding for the enforcement or protection of a right, the redress or prevention of a wrong, or the punishment of a public offense …   Law dictionary

  • action — noun 1 process of doing sth ADJECTIVE ▪ decisive, effective, firm, strong, vigorous ▪ He urged the government to take decisive action against music piracy. ▪ aggressive …   Collocations dictionary

  • bring */*/*/ — UK [brɪŋ] / US verb [transitive] Word forms bring : present tense I/you/we/they bring he/she/it brings present participle bringing past tense brought UK [brɔːt] / US [brɔt] past participle brought Collocations: If you bring, take, or fetch… …   English dictionary

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