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inaction

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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈakʃ(ə)n
 
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Definition of inaction in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Lack of action where some is expected or appropriate: future generations will condemn us for inaction
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  • The other route would see the fruits of eight years of growth wither on the vine through inaction and lack of imagination.
  • The inaction of our parliament condemns another generation to ill health and addiction.
  • Was this inaction simply the result of key people disregarding, or being ignorant of, the evidence?
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