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Significado de “motive” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "motive" - Diccionario Inglés

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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 forlying about where he was? What is the motive behind (= the ​reason for) the ​bombing? I ​think you should examine/​questiontheir motives inoffering 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
(Definition of motive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "motive" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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motivenoun [C]

 us   /ˈmoʊ·t̬ɪv/
a ​reason for doing something: Does he have a motive for ​lying about where he was? Judy moved to Florida because she ​likes it there, not for any ​ulterior motive (= ​secretreason).
motivate
verb [T]  us   /ˈmoʊ·t̬əˌveɪt/
She’s motivated by a ​desire to ​helppeople.
(Definition of motive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “motive”
en coreano 동기…
en árabe دافِع…
in Malaysian motif…
en francés motif…
en ruso основание, мотив…
en chino (tradicionál) 動機, (行動的)緣由, 目的…
en italiano motivo…
en turco neden, sebep, dürtü…
en polaco motyw…
en español motivo…
in Vietnamese động cơ…
en portugués motivo…
in Thai แรงจูงใจ…
en alemán das Motiv…
en catalán motiu…
en japonés 動機…
en chino (simplificado) 动机, (行动的)缘由, 目的…
in Indonesian motif…
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