direct action[dĭ-rĕktˈăkˈshən, dī-]
direct action definition by Webster's New World
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action aimed directly at achieving an objective; esp., the use of strikes, demonstrations, civil disobedience, etc. in disputes or struggles for rights
direct action definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The strategic use of immediately effective acts, such as strikes, demonstrations, or sabotage, to achieve a political or social end.
Operating without intermediate ingredients, components, stages, or processes.