[ 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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Origin of acto
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Para levantar tanta fbrica menester eran actos de humildad tan profunda!History of The Reign of Philip The Second King of Spain|William H. Prescott
Se et ante actos triumphos devovit, according to the truly Roman device of the medal offered him by the magistracy of Rome.