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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.

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<Spanish: act
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