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1. See: Activity.

2. In insurance, any deed, especially one that foregoes the possibility of coverage. For example, life insurance policies rarely extend coverage if the policyholder commits suicide. In this case, the suicide is called an act.


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Hence there is in Acts a strong contrast between the traditional and official space of the temple and synagogue on the one hand and the house on the other.
While the government will incur the lion's share of losses incurred due to terrorist acts as set forth in the Act, the marketplace is free to determine the cost that building owners must pay in order to obtain coverage against these acts.
6404(e) to permit abatement of interest for "unreasonable" error and delay by the IRS in performing "managerial" acts as well.