movement Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “movement” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "movement" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations


uk   us   /ˈmuːv.mənt/

movement noun (POSITION CHANGE)

B2 [C or U] a ​change of ​position: He made a ​sudden movement and ​frightened the ​bird away. For a ​longtime after the ​accident, he had no movement in (= was ​unable to ​move) his ​legs. Her movements were ​'s movements what someone is doing during a ​particularperiod: I don't ​know his movements this ​week.
More examples

movement noun (GROUP OF PEOPLE)

C1 [C, + sing/pl verb] a ​group of ​people with a ​particular set of ​aims: the women's movement The ​suffragette movement ​campaigned for ​votes for women. [+ to infinitive] a movement tostopanimals being ​killed for ​theirfur

movement noun (CHANGE OPINION)

[C or U] a ​situation in which ​peoplechangetheiropinion or the way that they ​live or ​work: There has been a movement towards more women going back to ​work while ​theirchildren are still ​young. Recently there has been some movement away fromtraditionalmethods of ​teaching.

movement noun (PROGRESS)

[U] an ​occasion when something ​develops, ​changes, or ​happens in a ​particular way or ​direction: There has been little movement in the ​dollar (= it has not ​changed in ​value very much) today.

movement noun (MUSIC)

[C] one of the ​mainparts of a ​piece of classicalmusic: Beethoven's fifth ​symphony has four movements.

movement noun (CLOCK/WATCH)

[C] the ​part of a ​clock or ​watch that ​turns the hands (= ​thinsticks) that ​point to the ​time

movement noun (EXCRETE)

[C] polite word (used ​especially by ​doctors and ​nurses) an ​act of ​emptying the ​bowels: When did you last have a (​bowel) movement?
(Definition of movement from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "movement" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations


 us   /ˈmuv·mənt/

movement noun (CHANGE OF CONDITIONS)

[C/U] the ​act or ​process of ​changing a ​situation or ​event, or of ​changing the way something ​happens or is done: [C] There has been a movement toward ​smallerfamilies.

movement noun (ACTION)

[C] a ​group of ​people with a ​particular set of ​aims: The women’s movement ​works for ​betterjobopportunities for women.

movement noun (CHANGE OF POSITION)

[C/U] a ​change of ​position or ​place: [U] Fire ​doors should be ​keptclosed to ​prevent the movement of ​fire from one ​area to another.

movement noun (CHANGE OF BODY PLACE)

[C/U] a ​change in the ​place or ​position of ​yourbody or a ​part of ​yourbody: [C] the movements of the ​dancers [U] There was no movement in his ​legs.
(Definition of movement from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "movement" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

See all translations


uk   us   /ˈmuːvmənt/
[C] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a ​change in a ​number, ​price, etc. for ​example on a ​financialmarket: movements in sth Short-term movements in ​currency are difficult to ​predict. This ​stockmarketreport discusses the latest ​trends and reasons behind ​share price movements.
[C] POLITICS an ​organizedgroup of ​people who ​work together to ​achieve or ​oppose something: She's been in the environmental movement for 35 ​years. the labour/​labor/(​trade) ​union movement the civil-rights/women's movement
[C or U] TRANSPORT the ​process of ​moving or being ​transported from one ​place to another: the company's movement of ​jobs abroad We want to ​removerestrictions on ​trade and movements of ​capital. Under ​Europeanlawproductsafetytakesprecedence over freedom of movement for the ​product.
[S] the ​process of ​changing from one particular ​system, ​activity, etc. to another: a movement to/towards/from sth The movement toward ​freetrade lies at the heart of ​globalization.
(Definition of movement from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de movement
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“movement” in Business English

Palabra del día


to succeed in finishing something or reaching an aim, especially after a lot of work or effort

Palabra del día

Out of Africa
Out of Africa
by Colin McIntosh,
October 01, 2015
A recent discovery off the coast of the island of Taiwan, made by local fishermen, is causing scientists to re-examine their ideas about early humans. The skull of a male human, now nicknamed Penghu Man, was found to differ significantly from the skulls of the Homo Erectus species previously known in the

Aprende más 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Aprende más