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"mover" in British English

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movernoun [C]

uk   /ˈmuː.vər/  us   /ˈmuː.vɚ/
  • mover noun [C] (MOVE POSSESSIONS)

US (UK remover) someone who helps people move their possessions to a different place to live or work
  • mover noun [C] (DANCER)

old-fashioned used in descriptions of how someone dances: He's a great mover.
  • mover noun [C] (SELL)

informal a product that sells very well: These skirts have been one of our best movers this spring.
  • mover noun [C] (SUGGEST)

specialized politics, law a person who formally makes a suggestion during a formal meeting or discussion
  • mover noun [C] (PRICE CHANGE)

specialized a company's shares that change in value during a particular period of time: Among movers today, brewer Bavaria fell 1.5 percent to 3,250 pesos.
(Definition of mover from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mover" in American English

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movernoun [C usually pl]

 us   /ˈmu·vər/
a person or a company whose business is to move furniture and other possessions to a different place
(Definition of mover from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"mover" in Business English

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movernoun [C]

uk   us   /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.
(Definition of mover from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mover”
in Chinese (Simplified) 搬走财物, 搬家工人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 搬走財物, 搬運工人…
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