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2 definitions found
 for course of action
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  course of action
      n 1: a mode of action; "if you persist in that course you will
           surely fail"; "once a nation is embarked on a course of
           action it becomes extremely difficult for any retraction to
           take place" [syn: course, course of action]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  41 Moby Thesaurus words for "course of action":
     action, ad hoc measure, answer, artifice, contrivance, countermove,
     coup, demarche, device, dodge, effort, expedient, gimmick,
     improvisation, jury-rig, jury-rigged expedient, last expedient,
     last resort, last shift, makeshift, maneuver, means, measure, move,
     pis aller, resort, resource, shake-up, shift, solution, step,
     stopgap, stratagem, stroke, stroke of policy, tactic,
     temporary expedient, trick, trump, working hypothesis,
     working proposition
  
  

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