- official records, as of acts, deeds, proceedings, transactions, or the like.
Origin of acta
< Latin, neuter plural of āctus, past participle of agere to do; cf. act
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Examples from the Web for acta
One of the earliest ancestors of the modern newspaper was the Acta Diurna Populi Romani, or “Daily Acts of the Roman People.”
Julius Caesar established the Acta Diurna to weaken his political opponents by revealing the proceedings of government.
This miracle is as common in the "Acta Sanctorum" as in the juvenile romances.The Book-Hunter
John Hill Burton
Ancient, no doubt, is the practice, recorded in the Acta Fratr.The Religious Experience of the Roman People
W. Warde Fowler
The Acta Diurna were published by authority, and formed an official gazette.The Life of Cicero
These Acta are not indeed what they give themselves out for, viz.
What is known of him will be found in the Acta Sanctorum of the Bollandists, vol.Early Travels in Palestine
Arculf et al.