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mover

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmuːvər/
STOCK MARKET a company whose shares go up or down in value during a particular period, often a particular day: Notable movers amongst the blue chips included three of the City's leading investment banks.big/major/market mover The biggest mover in the leading index was the German telecoms giant, up 5.3p to 149.9p.
a company or person that does something new or makes something happen: The company was an early mover into online gambling. He was portrayed as the main mover behind the dismissals.
US a company that transports furniture and other goods for companies or people when they go to a different place to work or live: The proposal does not address costs for hiring professional movers.
mover and shaker [usually plural] informal someone who has a lot of influence in a particular organization or group: Movers and shakers in the business world could play an important role in choosing both the Republican and Democratic nominees.
→  See also first mover , first-mover advantage , last-mover advantage , second-mover advantage
Translations of “mover”
in Chinese (Traditional) 搬走財物, 搬運工人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 搬走财物, 搬家工人…
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