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The method by which certain weedkillers and pesticides affect only what they come in direct contact with.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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Noun1.contact action - acceleration of a chemical reaction induced the presence of material that is chemically unchanged at the end of the reaction; "of the top 50 commodity chemicals, 30 are created directly by catalysis and another 6 are made from raw materials that are catalytically produced"
autocatalysis - catalysis in which the catalyst is one of the products of the reaction
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
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Take action - forward suspicious emails claiming and details of suspicious calls to be from HMRC to phishing@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk and texts to 60599, or contact Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or use their online fraud reporting tool, especially if you suffer financial loss.
Anyone who feels they may be a victim of fraud can contact Action Fraud, the UK's national reporting centre for fraud and cyber-crime."
And it said anyone who wanted to report information on other development schemes should contact Action Fraud.
Consumers who believe they have purchased counterfeit goods are advised to contact Action Fraud, their local Trading Standards office or visit the Citizens Advice website.
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If you suffer financial loss, contact Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or use its online fraud reporting tool Check GOV.UK for information on how to avoid and report scams and recognise genuine HMRC contacts.
"I encourage community and social groups throughout Paisley and Renfrewshire South to contact Action on Hearing Loss Scotland for free information talks.