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Meaning of “movement” - Learner’s Dictionary

movement

noun     /ˈmuːvmənt/
GROUP [C]
a group of people with the same beliefs who work together to achieve something: the women's movement the labour movementActivism and pressure groups
CHANGE [C]
a change or development in the way people think or behave: a movement towards democracyChange and changes
POSITION [C, U]
B2 a change of position or place: His movements were rather clumsy.MovementChange and changes
MUSIC [C]
a part of a piece of music: The symphony opens with a slow movement.Technical music terms
sb's movements
what someone is doing during a particular period of time: I don't know his movements this week.Schedules and agendasLists and catalogues
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