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moving

adjective uk   us   /ˈmuː.vɪŋ/

moving adjective (CHANGING POSITION)

[before noun] A moving object is one that moves: a moving target moving parts in a machine

moving adjective (FEELINGS)

B2 causing strong feelings of sadness or sympathy: a very moving story I find some of Brahms's music deeply moving.

moving adjective (CAUSING ACTION)

[before noun] causing someone to take action: Local parents were the moving force/spirit behind the safety improvements at the playground (= they were the people who made them happen).

moving

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈmuː.vɪŋ/
the action of going to a different place to live or work: I hate moving.
Translations of “moving”
in Korean 감동적인…
in Arabic مُؤثّر…
in Portuguese comovente…
in Catalan conmovedor…
in Japanese 感動的な…
in Italian commovente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 位置正在改變, 行進中的, 活動的…
in Russian трогательный, движущийся…
in Turkish dokunaklı, duygulandırıcı, acıklı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 活动的, 行进中的…
in Polish wzruszający, ruchomy…
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