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English definition of “animation”

animation

noun
 
 
/ˌænɪˈmeɪʃən/
EXCITEMENT [U] interest and excitement: She spoke with great animation.Excitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
FILM [C, U] an animated film, or the process of making animated films: computer animation Types of film, play, book etc.
(Definition of animation from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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