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Synonyms for action

Synonyms for action

the process of doing

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something done

the manner in which one behaves

a legal proceeding to demand justice or enforce a right

a hostile encounter between opposing military forces

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a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)

the series of events that form a plot

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the trait of being active and energetic and forceful

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the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism

an act by a government body or supranational organization

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the most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field

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institute legal proceedings against

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Specifically, the amendment was offered in response to three cases which held that defects in both the commencement of an action or the payment of an index number fee will result in the outright dismissal of the action so long as a timely objection is made.
In the cases cited above courts have made clear that nonwaivable jurisdictional defects that occur at the commencement of an action are not sins that can be readily forgiven under CPLR section 2001.
It is clear that the 2007 amendment to CPLR section 2001 still cannot forgive all types of Mendon Ponds defects that may occur at the commencement of an action.
In addition, the case law cited a review of the Sponsor's Memo, which essentially adopted a section of the New York State Advisory Committee on Civil Practice's 2007 Report "Giving the Court Discretion to Correct or Ignore Harmless Errors in the Commencement of an Action (CPLR 2001)" as a worthwhile exercise.
The board of directors of Progressive Polymerics International voted Tuesday to approve the commencement of an action by the corporation against Daniel Tepper seeking damages of $75 million.