Definition of called into action
- As a doctor, she can be called into action at any time of the day.
- Our military unit was called into action at the start of the war.
: to speak in a loud distinct voice so as to be heard at a distance : shout
: to make a request or demand
: to utter a characteristic note or cry
: an act of calling with the voice : shout
: an imitation of the cry of a bird or other animal made to attract it
: an instrument used for calling
: a thing done : deed
: the accomplishment of a thing usually over a period of time, in stages, or with the possibility of repetition
: behavior, conduct
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