Meaning of “mover” in the English Dictionary

"mover" in English

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movernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmuː.vər/ us /ˈmuː.vɚ/

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/

mover noun [ C usually pl ] (GO)

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 /ˈmuːvər/ us

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)