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English definition of “motivation”


noun [C] (REASON)    /ˌməʊ.tɪˈveɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌmoʊ.t̬ɪ-/
C1 the need or reason for doing something: What was the motivation for the attack ? The motivation behind the decision is the desire to improve our service to our customers .Motives and reasons
(Definition of motivation noun (REASON) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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