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a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
something that people do or cause to happen
a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program;
"he did his act three times every evening"
"she had a catchy little routine"
"it was one of the best numbers he ever did"
a manifestation of insincerity;
"he put on quite an act for her benefit"
perform an action, or work out or perform (an action);
"think before you act"
"We must move quickly"
"The governor should act on the new energy bill"
"The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself;
"You should act like an adult"
"Don't behave like a fool"
"What makes her do this way?"
"The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
play a role or part;
"Gielgud played Hamlet"
"She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role"
"She played the servant to her husband's master"
discharge one's duties;
"She acts as the chair"
"In what capacity are you acting?"
pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind;
"He acted the idiot"
"She plays deaf when the news are bad"
be suitable for theatrical performance;
"This scene acts well"
have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected;
"The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought"
"How does your idea work in practice?"
"This method doesn't work"
"The breaks of my new car act quickly"
"The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water"
be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure
behave unnaturally or affectedly;
"She's just acting"
perform on a stage or theater;
"She acts in this play"
"He acted in `Julius Caesar'"
"I played in `A Christmas Carol'"
actg. adj. 代理的，临时的，为演员改写或补充的（剧本）;
actin n. 肌动蛋白;
actinal adj. 有触手的，口侧的;
acting adj. 代理的;起作用的;活动着的;产生影响的; n. 表演;演技;装腔作势;做作; vt. 举止合宜：使举止与…相称;扮演：担任…的角色;表演;假装; vi. 举动，举止;扮演，担当;矫揉造作，假装;行动，运作;
actinia n. 海葵;
actinic adj. 光化学的，有光化性的;
actinide n. 锕类;
actinism n. 光化度，光化作用;
actinium n. 锕;
actino- [医] 放线，放射;
actinoid adj. 放射线状的;
actinolite n. 阳起石;
actinomere n. 放线节，放射体节;辐节;
actinometer n. （自记）暴光计，暴光表;
actinomorphic adj. 放射状的，辐射对称的;
actinomyces n. 放线菌;
actinomycete n. 放射菌类;
actinomycin n. 放射菌素;
ACT v. 行动;表现;表演;起作用; n. 行为;行动;法案，法令;短节目;
conciliation act 调解法，劳资纠纷调停法案;
coinage act 金属货币法规;
intentional act 故意行为;
investment act 投资法;
insurance act 保险条例;
injurious act 侵害行为;
poison act 管理毒品法令;
malicious act 恶意行为;
public act 有关国家，社会，公众等的法案;
Mint Act 造币厂法;
Act v. 行动;表现;表演;起作用; n. 行为;行动;法案，法令;短节目;
principal act [法] 主行为，主犯行为;
clayton act 克莱顿法案;
negligent act [法] 过失行为;
black act 取缔游民条例;
Mining Act 矿业法;
Stereotyped act 刻板动作;
act drop 大幕;幕布;