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English definition of “movement”

movement

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] (GROUP OF PEOPLE)    /ˈmuːv.mənt/
C1 a group of people with a particular set of aims: the women's movement The suffragette movement campaigned for votes for women. [+ to infinitive] a movement to stop animals being killed for their furActivism and pressure groupsGroups of people
(Definition of movement noun (GROUP OF PEOPLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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