What does act on mean?

act on meaning in General Dictionary

carry further or advance

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  • regulate a person's behavior prior to specific information, some ideas, or advice

Sentence Examples with the word act on

When he is an emperor, a king, or a president of a republic, it is not expected that he will act personally; he may appoint a delegate or delegates to act on his behalf, and avail himself of their labours and views, the ultimate decision being his only in name.

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