acto

[ ak-toh; Spanish ahk-taw ]
/ ˈæk toʊ; Spanish ˈɑk tɔ /
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noun, plural ac·tos [ak-tohz; Spanish ahk-taws] /ˈæk toʊz; Spanish ˈɑk tɔs/. Southwestern U.S.

a short, realistic play, usually in Spanish, that dramatizes the social and economic problems of Chicanos.

Nearby words

  1. activism,
  2. activist,
  3. activities,
  4. activity,
  5. activize,
  6. actomyosin,
  7. acton,
  8. actor,
  9. actor-manager,
  10. actor-proof

Origin of acto

< Spanish: act

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