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      vb   tr  
1    to put into action or mechanical motion  
2    to motivate or incite into action  
actuated by unworthy desires     
     (C16: from Medieval Latin actuatus, from actuare to incite to action, from Latin actus act)  
   actuation             n  
  actuator      n  
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