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  • 1 act — act1 W1S1 [ækt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(action)¦ 2¦(law)¦ 3¦(pretending)¦ 4 get your act together 5¦(play)¦ 6¦(performance)¦ 7¦(performer)¦ 8 a hard/tough etc act to follow 9 get in on the act 10 act of God …

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  • 2 act — act1 W1S1 [ækt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(action)¦ 2¦(law)¦ 3¦(pretending)¦ 4 get your act together 5¦(play)¦ 6¦(performance)¦ 7¦(performer)¦ 8 a hard/tough etc act to follow 9 get in on the act 10 act of God …

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  • 3 act — 1 noun (C) 1 ACTION (C) a particular kind of action: a criminal act | act of kindness/revenge/courage etc: The Bishop condemned the attack as an act of mindless violence. | a supreme act of heroism | the sexual act (=the act of having sex) 2 be… …

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  • 4 Act of Uniformity 1559 — The Act of Uniformity in 1559 set the order of prayer to be used in the English Book of Common Prayer. Every man had to go to church once a week or be fined 12 pence (equivalent to just over £11 in 2007 [… …

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  • 5 Act Your Age (House) — House (TV series) episode episode name = Act Your Age episode no = HOU 319 airdate = April 17, 2007 writer = Sara Hess director = Daniel Sackheim guest star = Erich Anderson as Deran; Bailee Madison as Lucy; Slade Pearce as Jasper; Carla Gallo as …

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  • 6 act it — Scottish Vernacular Dictionary Deliberately behaving in an obtuse manner. Trying it on Example:Twelve pints isnae enuff tae get ye pished so dinnae act it …

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  • 7 trying — try·ing || traɪɪŋ adj. difficult to endure; annoying n. attempting; testing, experimenting; examination, determination of guilt or innocence, putting on trial (Law); subjecting to strain; act of separating through heating, refining (Archaic)… …

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  • 8 Internet Freedom and Nondiscrimination Act of 2006 — The “Internet Freedom and Nondiscrimination Act of 2006” is a bill in the United States House of Representatives. [6/29/2006 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 303. See References .] It is one of several bills on the topic of network… …

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  • 9 How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying — Infobox Musical name = How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying caption = 1995 Revival Logo music = Frank Loesser lyrics = Frank Loesser book = Abe Burrows Jack Weinstock Willie Gilbert basis = How to Succeed Without Really Trying by… …

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  • 10 Civil Rights Act of 1964 — Full title An act to enforce the constitutional right to vote, to confer jurisdiction upon the district courts of the United States of America to provide relief against discrimination in public accommodations, to authorize the Attorney General to …

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  • 11 Riot Act (album) — Riot Act Cover to the Compact Disc version of the album Studio album by Pearl Jam Released …

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  • 12 Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users — The Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (Public Law 109 59; SAFETEA LU) is a funding and authorization bill that governs United States federal surface transportation spending. It was signed into… …

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  • 13 Decent Working Conditions and Fair Competition Act — The Decent Working Conditions and Fair Competition Act is the title of several bills that have been introduced in the United States Congress to try to prohibit the import, export, and sale of goods made with sweatshop labor . As of February 2009 …

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  • 14 Military Commissions Act of 2006 — For other uses, see Military Commissions Act (disambiguation). Military Commissions Act of 2006 Full title Military Commissions Act of 2006 Citations Public Law …

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  • 15 Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act — Full title Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act of 1994 Acronym FACE Enacted by the 103rd United States Congress Effective May 26, 1994 …

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  • 16 Railway and Canal Traffic Act 1854 — The Railway and Canal Traffic Act 1854, also known as Cardwell s Act, was an Act of the United Kingdom Parliament regulating the operation of railways. It designated the railway companies as common carriers transporting goods and persons for the… …

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  • 17 Stamp Act 1765 — Duties in American Colonies Act 1765 Parliament of Great Britain Long title An act for granting and applying certain stamp duties, and other duties, in the British colonies and plantations in America, towards further defraying the expences o …

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  • 18 Consumer Credit Act 1974 — United Kingdom Parliament Long title An Act to establish for the protection of consumers a new system, administered by the Director General of Fair Trading, of licensing and other control of traders concerned with the provision of credit, or the …

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  • 19 Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act — Full title An Act to promote the financial stability of the United States by improving accountability and transparency in the financial system, to end too big to fail , to protect the American taxpayer by ending bailouts, to protect consumers… …

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  • 20 juggling act — juggling acts N COUNT If you say that a situation is a juggling act, you mean that someone is trying to do two or more things at once, and that they are finding it difficult to do those things properly. Beth was doing precisely the tricky… …

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