Delanje, rad, obavljanje, vršenje; trg. vešto izveden posao, spekulacija; voj. ratna radnja, planski izveden pokret jedinica radi postizavanja izvesnog cilja; mat. računska radnja, računanje; fig. upotreba nekog tajnog sredstva.
ETYM Old Fren. action, Latin actio, from agere to do. Related to Act.
1. Something done (usually as opposed to something said).
2. An act by a government body or supranational organization.
3. The operating part that transmits power to a mechanism.
4. The series of events that form a plot.
5. The state of being active; SYN. activity, activeness.
6. The trait of being active and energetic and forceful.
7. The most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field
ETYM Old Eng. bataille, bataile, French bataille battle, Old Fren., battle, battalion, from Latin battalia, battualia, the fighting and fencing exercises of soldiers and gladiators, from batuere to strike, beat. Related to Battalia, Battel, and see Batter.
A hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; SYN. conflict, fight, engagement.
ETYM Latin operatio: cf. French opération.
1. A process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work; SYN. procedure.
2. An act or process or manner of functioning or operating:; SYN. functioning, performance.
3. The state of being in effect or being operative.
4. A therapeutic procedure with instruments to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; SYN. surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgery.
5. A business especially one run on a large scale; they paid taxes on every stage of the operatiothey had to consolidate their operationsthe biggest police operation in French historrunning a restaurant is quite an operatioconsolidate the companies various operationsit was a joint operation of the navy and air forceit can perform millions of operations per second.