a course of action

course of action

A plan and the series of actions that will follow. Our options are limited, but we have to decide on a course of action instead of doing nothing.
See also: action, course, of
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a course of ˈaction

a way of doing, managing, or achieving something: What is the best course of action to take?Two alternative courses of action are open to us: either we deal with him directly or we get the help of a lawyer.
See also: action, course, of
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Moreover, it would be irrational to eschew a course of action that would guarantee an outcome of infinite value (eternal reward), even if the chances were decent, though not certain, that the outcome could be achieved without action.