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Synonyms for act

do something










act for someone


act on or upon something: obey


act on or upon something: affect

act up: misbehave


act up: malfunction

Synonyms for act

the process of doing


something done

the formal product of a legislative or judicial body

a short theatrical piece within a larger production


to conduct oneself in a specified way

to behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of

to react in a specified way

to perform the duties of another

to produce on the stage

act up: to behave in a rowdy, improper, or unruly fashion

act up: to work improperly due to mechanical difficulties

Synonyms for act

a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body

a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program

a manifestation of insincerity

perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

discharge one's duties

pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind

be suitable for theatrical performance

be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure

behave unnaturally or affectedly

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This is reiterated by the 2003 Communications Act, which pays legal lip-service to the existence of platforms other than radio and television by applying the retention periods of 90 and 42 days to "every programme service" (Queen's Printer of Acts of Parliament, 2003a, Section 334).
These pieces of legislation and their subsequent Acts of Parliament run totally contrary to the word of God as we have received it through Jesus Christ and the Holy Scriptures.
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MY dislike of the way EU decisions are implemented in Britain by dressing them up as if they were British Acts of Parliament drew criticism from a couple of readers recently.
10 of the points will require a constitutional amendment, 11 point will require new acts of Parliament or existing laws to be amended or repealed while 5 points require amendments in the Rules of Business of the Federal Government.
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