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motion

noun
 
 
/ˈməʊʃən/
MOVEMENT [U] the way something moves or the fact that it is moving: The motion of the boat made him feel sick.Movement
ACTION [C] a single action or movement: She made a motion with her hand.Acting and actsDealing with things or peopleMovement
SUGGESTION [C] a suggestion that you make in a formal meeting or court of law: to propose/oppose a motion Suggestions and proposalsCourt cases, orders and decisionsOfficial meetingsMeeting people
set sth in motion to make something start to happenCausing things to happen
→  See also slow motion , go through the motions
Translations of “motion”
in Korean 움직임…
in Arabic حَرَكة…
in French mouvement, geste, motion…
in Turkish hareket, önerge, teklif…
in Italian moto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 移動, 動, 運動…
in Russian движение, ход, жест…
in Polish ruch, wniosek…
in Spanish movimiento, gesto, moción…
in Portuguese movimento…
in German die Bewegung, der Antrag…
in Catalan moviment…
in Japanese 動き…
in Chinese (Simplified) 运动, 动, 移动…
(Definition of motion noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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