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POPULAR ACTION, punishment. An action given by statute to any one who will sue for the penalty. A qui tam action. Dig. 47, 23, 1.

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In keeping with the currently popular action novels that feature strong heroines, author Reeves uses all the tricks of the trade but still manages to tie things together in her final book.
Speaking to Voice of Lebanon radio, the MP asked to develop civil and popular action towards the file of missing Lebanese as well as that of the two bishops.
Checking on train status is the second most popular action on Amtrak.
Damascus, (SANA)- Assistant Regional Secretary of al-Bth Arab Socialist party Hilal Hilal discussed with a delegation of the Yemeni Teachers' Syndicate means of boosting the Arab popular action to support Syria in the face of terrorism and the US threats of launching a military strike on the country.
According to reports from B-Town, the actress -- whose latest movie 'Happy New Year' is currently being filmed in Dubai -- has been given a small part in the latest in film in the popular action franchise.
Bro viewers can enjoy Trip Na Trip, the part-travel, part-reality show; UP, the premier collegiate basketball tournament; and PreLikula, a showcase of popular action themed Filipino movies, among other choices.
Bruce, 57, has been in the movie business since the 80's and has stared in popular action movies.
unveiled a new title from its popular action game "Metal Gear Solid" series for smart phones for the first time to appeal to a broader range of people.
As the name suggests this version has several features : making it suitable for popular action and speed shooting sports.
The toppling of the Syrian regime is a popular action and not a foreign invasion or a state of war between two countries.
Part IV, in turn, will discuss the popular action as a procedural device through which individuals may realize certain comprehensive entitlements.
Manama In comments on the resignation of Kuwait's government, lawmaker Mislim Al Barrak said that his bloc, the Popular Action, would go ahead with the request it had filed to quiz Prime Minister Shaikh Nasser Al Mohammad if he were to be reappointed at the head of the new cabinet given the fact that he had led six governments in five years.