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English definition of “motion”

motion

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈməʊʃən/ MEETINGS
a formal suggestion made, discussed, and voted on at a meeting: introduce/make/propose a motion They will propose a motion to move the vote to the evening of June 9. approve/carry/pass a motion The group unanimously passed a motion endorsing the designs. defeat/reject a motion put forward/table/adopt a motion
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