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spe·cif·ic ac·tion

the action of a drug or a method of treatment that has a direct and especially curative effect on a disease, for example, the action of vitamin B12 in pernicious anemia.

spe·cif·ic ac·tion

(spĕ-sif'ik ak'shŭn)
The action of a drug or a method of treatment that has a direct and especially curative effect on a disease.

specific action

The particular action of a drug on another substance or on an organism or part of that organism.
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The Australian hostage crisis spawned the hashtag #illridewithyou - popular because it raised awareness and urged specific action
* Criminally oriented communication (COC): verbalized, written, or electronically transmitted message, usually anonymous, not necessarily threatening a specific action or event but relating to an existing or potential crime.
In this context, need-to-know could be defined as "needing to have knowledge in order to be pre pared to take specific action."
The guide offers specific action steps, successful school profiles, additional research-based expertise, and important tips to remember when building a literacy program at the school building level.
Agencies like the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice (in its enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act), and the Customs Service at the Department of Homeland Security have required companies and their outside professionals to identify and address potential areas of non-compliance by developing and submitting specific action plans for agency approval.
Character development is confined to the narrator's pronouncements, not by revelations governed by plot or specific action. The theme centers on typical issues of identity.
In his excellent presentation, the objectives of the government affairs directorate were described and the specific action topics were covered and discussed.
"I visualize the sequence in my mind and begin with a 'beat sheet.' I start the choreography process based on visual concepts and rhythms that evolve to specific action beats.
The agencies do not propose the adoption of any specific action at this time to improve privacy notices.
Griffith also wanted to get the congregation involved in voting on and even proposing shareholder resolutions, whereby a group of investors suggests that a given corporation put a vote before all shareholders regarding a specific action or policy change.
In Phase II, workshops and meetings will be held to develop community specific action plans to address crime issues.
But apart from an amazing work of God, in my view, the only other possibility of stopping this blitzkrieg is specific action by the churches of our nation, and specifically our pastors, priests and denominational leaders.

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