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Definition of personal action noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

personal action

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌpɜːsənl ˈækʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpɜːrsənl ˈækʃn//
 
(British English, law)
 
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an occasion when somebody goes to court to claim money from somebody who injured them, damaged their property, etc.