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motivation

noun [U] (ENTHUSIASM)    /ˌməʊ.tɪˈveɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌmoʊ.t̬ɪ-/
B2 enthusiasm for doing something: He's a bright enough student - he just lacks motivation. There seems to be a lack of motivation among the staff .Motives and reasons
(Definition of motivation noun (ENTHUSIASM) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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