Definitions of "act"
  1. An outcome resulting from an individual's voluntary choices and actions
  2. The neglect of a legal responsibility or obligation
  3. A firm decision or declaration made by a governing figure, legislative body, or court
  4. The process of implementing a determined decision or taking necessary steps
  5. The execution of responsibilities associated with a certain position or function
  6. The formal declaration of a decision or settlement by means of a vote or a court directive
How to use "act" in a sentence
  1. The new law became an act only after the governor's signature.
  2. The company was sued for its act of environmental pollution.
  3. In accordance with the act of the council, all public facilities will now be equipped with security cameras.

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