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English definition of “animation”

animation

noun uk   /ˌæn.ɪˈmeɪ.ʃən/ us  

animation noun (ENERGY)

[U] enthusiasm and energy: She spoke with great animation about her latest discoveries.

animation noun (IMAGE)

[C or U] moving pictures: Encyclopedias on CD-ROM include sound, illustrations, and simple animations. Thanks to computer animation, it is now possible to make cartoon films much more quickly than in the past.
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