HyperDic: group_action

English > 1 sense of the expression group action:
NOUNactgroup actionaction taken by a group of people
English > group action: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningaction taken by a group of people.
InstancesRestorationThe re-establishment of the British monarchy in 1660
NarroweractionAn act by a government body or supranational organization
assembly, assemblage, gatheringThe social act of assembling
attendance, attendingThe act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
brainstormingA group problem-solving technique in which members spontaneously share ideas and solutions / solutions / solutions
communalismThe practice of communal living and common ownership
competition, contention, rivalryThe act of competing as for profit / profit or a prize
confederation, allianceThe act of forming an alliance or confederation
conflict, struggle, battleAn open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
cooperationjoint operation or action
coup d'etat, coup, putsch, takeoverA sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
decolonization, decolonisationThe action of changing from colonial to independent status
democratization, democratisationThe action of making something democratic
disbandmentThe act of disbanding
disestablishmentThe act terminating an established state of affairs
due process, due process of law(law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles
engagement, participation, involvement, involutionThe act of sharing in the activities of a group
ethnic cleansingThe mass expulsion and killing of one ethnic or religious group in an area by another ethnic or religious group in that area
exchange, interchangeThe act of changing one thing for another thing
integration, integrating, desegregationThe action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community
internationalization, internationalisationThe act of bringing something under international control
legalization, legalisation, legitimationThe act of making lawful / lawful
military action, actionA military engagement
nationalization, nationalisationThe action of forming or becoming a nation
non-engagement, nonparticipation, non-involvementWithdrawing from the activities of a group
nonattendanceThe failure to attend
nonresistancegroup refusal to resort to violence even in defense against violence
processionThe group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation
rally, exchange(sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes
resistancegroup action in opposition to those in power
return, paying back, getting evenA reciprocal group action
revolutionThe overthrow of a government by those who are governed
separationThe social act of separating or parting company
social activityActivity considered appropriate on social occasions
social controlControl exerted (actively or passively) by group action
socialization, socialisationThe action of establishing on a socialist basis
stampedeA headlong rush of people on a common impulse
submission, complianceThe act of submitting
transaction, dealing, dealingsThe act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)
voteThe opinion of a group as determined by voting
Broaderact, deed, human action, human activitySomething that people do or cause to happen
eventSomething that happens at a given place and time

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