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gesture

noun [C]  /ˈdʒes·tʃər/ us  

gesture noun [C] (MOVEMENT)

a movement of the body, hands, arms, or head to express an idea or feeling: He made a rude gesture to the crowd after his tennis match.

gesture noun [C] (SYMBOLIC ACT)

an action that expresses your feelings or intentions, although it might have little practical effect: Her warm thank-you note was a nice gesture.
gesture
verb [I]  /ˈdʒes·tʃər/ us  
When I asked where the children were, she gestured toward the beach.
Translations of “gesture”
in Korean 몸짓, 표현…
in Arabic إيماء, إشارة…
in French geste…
in Turkish el, kol ve baş hareketi, jestler…
in Italian gesto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動作, 手勢, 姿勢…
in Russian жест, поступок…
in Polish gest…
in Spanish gesto…
in Portuguese gesto…
in German die Gebärde…
in Catalan gest…
in Japanese 身ぶり手ぶり, ジェスチャー, 意思表示…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动作, 手势, 姿势…
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