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Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Definitions for acta

  1. Official records, as of acts, deeds, proceedings, transactions, or the like.

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Citations for acta
"Let me see," replied Alex as he took the acta from Pilo's hand. He examined it closely and read its contents. Carlos Cisneros, The case runner
According to her late-fifth-century acta, she was an upper-class young Christian betrothed to a pagan, Valerian. Robert Benedetto, James O. Duke, The new Westminster dictionary of church history: Volume 1 - Page 135
Origin of acta
Acta relates to the Latin agere, "to do." Act and many other English words share this source.