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  1. Collective action

    Collective action is traditionally defined as any action aiming to improve the group’s conditions, which is enacted by a representative of the group. It is a term that has formulations and theories in many areas of the social sciences including psychology, sociology, political science and economics.

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  1. collective action

    The action taken by a collective.

    Collective action is vital to change the world with our love, unity, solidarity and cohesion.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 24, 2021  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of collective action in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of collective action in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of collective action in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Bezos ':

    It's going to take collective action from big companies, small companies, nation states, global organizations, and individuals.

  2. Darren Bailey:

    By agreeing with the plaintiff in this initial ruling, the court set a dangerous precedent, we will not stop this virus if, because of this ruling, any resident can petition to be exempted from aspects of the orders that rely on collective action to keep us all safe.

  3. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    We would welcome a common platform for collective action against the terrorists.

  4. Kristie Ebi:

    A small group of very angry mothers changed all the laws in the United States, it is possible to make rapid change in short periods of time. We need the collective action and individual action and change. This is possible.

  5. Lee Buchheit:

    The fact that some bonds don't have collective action clauses is a problem, venezuela has more commercial connections with the US than most sovereigns do and that increases the litigation risk. They should be concerned about a debt restructuring that left behind holdouts.


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