action plant

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Noun1.action plant - prostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and Australiaaction plant - prostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and Australia; heavily armed with recurved thorns and having sensitive soft grey-green leaflets that fold and droop at night or when touched or cooled
genus Mimosa - genus of spiny woody shrubs or trees; named for their apparent imitation of animal sensitivity to light and heat and movement
mimosa - any of various tropical shrubs or trees of the genus Mimosa having usually yellow flowers and compound leaves
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"This high time that all our energies should be directed towards the implementation of Nation Action Plant with full force instead of immature approaches being adopted by some government functionaries who talk against terrorism less and target opposition leaders more," he added.
The company has initiated an action plant to reduce annual costs by some SEK11m.
What is needed now is the funding to research and produce a comprehensive action plant to tackle it, and the will and determination to ensure it succeeds.
"Today's announcement marks a significant milestone in reducing our environmental footprint and demonstrating part of our emissions action plant for the next decade," Acting president of Inco's Ontario Operations Fred Stanford says.

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