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Meaning of “mover” in the English Dictionary

"mover" in British English

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movernoun [C]

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

US (UK remover) someone who ​helpspeoplemovetheir 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 ​ourbest movers this ​spring.
  • mover noun [C] (SUGGEST)

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

specialized a company's shares that ​change in ​value during a ​particularperiod 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 ​chipsincluded three of the City's ​leadinginvestmentbanks.big/major/market mover The biggest mover in the ​leadingindex was the German ​telecomsgiant, 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 ​onlinegambling. 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 ​addresscosts for ​hiringprofessional 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 ​businessworld could ​play an important role in choosing both the ​Republican and ​Democraticnominees.
(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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