group action

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Noun1.group action - action taken by a group of people
event - something that happens at a given place and time
human action, human activity, act, deed - something that people do or cause to happen
vote - the opinion of a group as determined by voting; "they put the question to a vote"
procession - the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation; "processions were forbidden"
military action, action - a military engagement; "he saw action in Korea"
conflict, struggle, battle - an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"
revolution - the overthrow of a government by those who are governed
social activity - activity considered appropriate on social occasions
communalism - the practice of communal living and common ownership
confederation, alliance - the act of forming an alliance or confederation
decolonisation, decolonization - the action of changing from colonial to independent status
disbandment - the act of disbanding; "the orchestra faced the prospect of disbandment"
disestablishment - the act terminating an established state of affairs; especially ending a connection with the Church of England
transaction, dealing, dealings - the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities); "no transactions are possible without him"; "he has always been honest is his dealings with me"
stampede - a headlong rush of people on a common impulse; "when he shouted `fire' there was a stampede to the exits"
social control - control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
coup, coup d'etat, putsch, takeover - a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
internationalisation, internationalization - the act of bringing something under international control
nationalisation, nationalization - the action of forming or becoming a nation
exchange, interchange - the act of changing one thing for another thing; "Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience"; "there was an interchange of prisoners"
rally, exchange - (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes; "after a short rally Connors won the point"
submission, compliance - the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another
rivalry, competition, contention - the act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place"
resistance - group action in opposition to those in power
nonresistance - group refusal to resort to violence even in defense against violence
due process, due process of law - (law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles; based on the principle that a person cannot be deprived of life or liberty or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards
action - an act by a government body or supranational organization; "recent federal action undermined the segregationist position"; "the United Nations must have the power to propose and organize action without being hobbled by irrelevant issues"; "the Union action of emancipating Southern slaves"
legalisation, legalization, legitimation - the act of making lawful
separation - the social act of separating or parting company; "the separation of church and state"
desegregation, integrating, integration - the action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community
cooperation - joint operation or action; "their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission"
brainstorming - a group problem-solving technique in which members spontaneously share ideas and solutions; "we had an intense brainstorming session today"
gathering, assemblage, assembly - the social act of assembling; "they demanded the right of assembly"
attendance, attending - the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
nonattendance - the failure to attend
getting even, paying back, return - a reciprocal group action; "in return we gave them as good as we got"
democratisation, democratization - the action of making something democratic
involvement, participation, involution, engagement - the act of sharing in the activities of a group; "the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"
non-engagement, non-involvement, nonparticipation - withdrawing from the activities of a group
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He describes commutative space theory as a common generalization of the theories of compact topological groups, compact Abelian groups, Riemannian symmetric spaces and multiply transitive transformation groups, and divides his examination into basic information for first-year graduate students (on general theories of topological groups, representation theory and compact groups), intermediate information on commutative spaces for those with a bit of analytic sophistication and a section on structure and analysis for commutative spaces for mathematicians entering their research careers who want to see how far they can go with this unified view of algebra, geometry and analysis.