[ak-toh; Spanish ahk-taw]
- a short, realistic play, usually in Spanish, that dramatizes the social and economic problems of Chicanos.
Origin of acto
< Spanish: act
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Acto continuo dispusironle una frugal colacin, y sentse con su hija la mesa.Legends, Tales and Poems
Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
He naturally became a candidate for sole regent after the passage of the Acto Addicional, or amendment to the constitution.
A law was passed which interpreted the Acto Addicional so as nearly to destroy provincial autonomy.