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"moving" in British English

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movingadjective

uk   us   /ˈmuː.vɪŋ/

moving adjective (CHANGING POSITION)

[before noun] A moving ​object is one that ​moves: a moving ​target moving parts in a ​machine

moving adjective (FEELINGS)

B2 causingstrongfeelings of ​sadness or ​sympathy: a very moving ​story I ​find some of Brahms's ​music deeply moving.

moving adjective (CAUSING ACTION)

[before noun] causing someone to take ​action: Local ​parents were the moving force/​spirit behind the ​safetyimprovements at the ​playground (= they were the ​people who made them ​happen).

movingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈmuː.vɪŋ/
the ​action of going to a different ​place to ​live or ​work: I ​hate moving.
(Definition of moving from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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movingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈmu·vɪŋ/

moving noun [U] (GOING)

the ​act or ​process of someone going to ​live or ​work in a different ​place, or of a ​company taking all or ​part of ​itsbusiness to a different ​place: Any moving ​expenses will be ​paid by the ​company.
(Definition of moving from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “moving”
in Arabic مُؤثّر…
in Korean 감동적인…
in Portuguese comovente…
in Catalan conmovedor…
in Japanese 感動的な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 活动的, 行进中的…
in Turkish dokunaklı, duygulandırıcı, acıklı…
in Russian трогательный, движущийся…
in Chinese (Traditional) 位置正在改變, 行進中的, 活動的…
in Italian commovente…
in Polish wzruszający, ruchomy…
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