[ ak-toh; Spanish ahk-taw ]
/ ˈæk toʊ; Spanish ˈɑk tɔ /
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.
Origin of acto
< Spanish: act
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