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motivenoun [C]

uk   /ˈməʊ.tɪv/  us   /ˈmoʊ.t̬ɪv/
B2 a reason for doing something: Why would she have killed him? She has no motive. Does he have a motive for lying about where he was? What is the motive behind (= the reason for) the bombing? I think you should examine/question their motives in offering to lend you the money. She denies that she has an ulterior (= secret) motive for making the donation.
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motiveadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈməʊ.tɪv/  us   /ˈmoʊ.t̬ɪv/ specialized
Traducciones de “motive”
en árabe دافِع…
en coreano 동기…
in Malaysian motif…
en francés motif…
en turco neden, sebep, dürtü…
en italiano motivo…
en chino (tradicionál) 動機, (行動的)緣由, 目的…
en ruso основание, мотив…
en polaco motyw…
in Vietnamese động cơ…
en español motivo…
en portugués motivo…
in Thai แรงจูงใจ…
en alemán das Motiv…
en catalán motiu…
en japonés 動機…
in Indonesian motif…
en chino (simplificado) 动机, (行动的)缘由, 目的…
(Definition of motive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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