actie

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin āctiō (action).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

actie f (plural acties, diminutive actietje n)

  1. action, movement; especially (without article) a fast-paced activity
  2. activity; join effort
    De fysicaleraar demonstreerde de wet van actie en reactie in de klas.
    The physics teacher demonstrated the law of action and reaction in class.
  3. (law) legal charge: formal claim
  4. (finance) share in an enterprise
    De gerechtelijke acties van de erfgenamen betroffen de verdeling van de actiën in wijlen vader's zaak
    The heirs' legal claims in court concerned the division of the shares in their late father's firm

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