possible action

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Noun1.possible action - a possible alternative; "bankruptcy is always a possibility"
alternative, option, choice - one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen; "what option did I have?"; "there no other alternative"; "my only choice is to refuse"
possible - something that can be done; "politics is the art of the possible"
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No possible action of any flood could thus hav modelled the land, either within the valley or along the ope coast; and by the formation of such step-like plains or terraces the valley itself had been hollowed out.
Quietly, with the least possible action, Dona Rita moved it to the other side of her motionless person.
As I proceeded I began to speculate upon the possible actions of Raja when we should enter the presence of other men than myself.
In the event that any individuals are identified as being responsible, Celtic will take the strongest possible action.
WMAS bosses now plan to write to magistrates asking them to take the toughest possible action against culprits.
He said: "If the Serbian FA are found guilty then we would want UEFA to take the strongest possible action.
Alexander said that he would support referees taking the strongest possible action in the face of racist abuse
As always, the priority is to identify the individuals involved and take the strongest possible action against them.
Violation of any one or a combination of rules will cause a case to be colored "red", indicating serious problems that need immediate action, "yellow", indicating less serious problems that require attention and possible action or "green", representing no business rule violations.
The government previously conducted a study in 1995 on imports of cotton yarn but refrained from invoking the safeguard, thus the possible action to curb towel imports will be the first invocation of the textile safeguard.
Checking syndicate forecasts for accuracy and "reasonableness" will provide a "basis for discussion" with managing agencies, and problems that can't be resolved will be referred to the market's regulatory department for possible action, Morton said.
The resolution provides for possible action if the fighting doesn't stop.