Definition of Action Directe in English:

Action Directe

noun

  • An extreme left-wing French terrorist group active especially in the 1980s.

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in The Christian Science Monitor. From French Action directe, lit. ‘direct action’ from action + directe.

Pronunciation

Action Directe

/ˌaksɒ̃ dɪˈrɛkt/