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English definition of “move”

move

noun (ACTION)    /muːv/
C1 [C] an action taken to achieve something: Buying those shares was a good move. This move towards improving childcare facilities has been widely welcomed. [+ to infinitive] The council is making a move to ban traffic in some parts of the city.Acting and actsDealing with things or people make the first move to be the first to take action: Neither side seems prepared to make the first move towards reaching a peace agreement.Acting and actsDealing with things or people informal to start a romantic or sexual relationship with someone: She's liked him for ages, but doesn't want to make the first move.Sexual attractionAttractive
(Definition of move noun (ACTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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