Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Litigious; accustomed to seek redress by law instead of by the sword: an epithet of contempt.

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Examples

  • I only hope that at some point, all this awareness-raising leads someone to action-taking.

    December is Enough Awareness Month

  • But the official also stressed that it was not an action-taking meeting and that Powell also said that it's important to get the Iraqi troop level up.

    CNN Transcript Dec 24, 2004

  • MicroStrategy Transaction Services allows mobile apps and web-based dashboards to include action-taking features, including submitting orders, one-click approvals and denials, notes for tracking and directing business activity, and write-back to data sources.

  • As an integral new component of the MicroStrategy BI platform, Transaction Services will allow mobile Apps and web-based dashboards to be imbued with action-taking features.

    MicroStrategy Announces Upcoming New Products and Major Technology Enhancements at Annual User Conference in Las Vegas - Yahoo! Finance

  • [W] hat we call "the public" is created, produced, through specific institutions that allow specific forms of action-taking polls, watching television, voting, signing petitions or writing letters to elected officials or attending public hearings-and not others.

    Anarchist news dot org - Comments

  • Goal-orientation, teamwork, decision-making, observation, thinking and action-taking are the major areas developed.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • This level of complexity has been reached in many businesses, and the combination of rapid action-taking combined with a lack of integration (of both information and processes) can lead to a rapid spiral into dysfunctional behavior and faulty decision making.

    BeyeNETWORK Content

  • The technology-enabled system must ensure an instant communication of intelligence to the action-taking authorities.

    Hindustan Times News Feeds 'Views'

  • The NCTC will have to have an analysis division, an operations centre and a state-of-the-art control room to disseminate information to the action-taking nodal points and quick response teams.

    Hindustan Times News Feeds 'Views'

  • The proposals take note of the reality that both intelligence agencies and action-taking organisations are spread across several ministries and government wings.

    Hindustan Times News Feeds 'Views'

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