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English definition of “gesture”

gesture

noun [C]     /ˈdʒestʃər/
MOVEMENT a movement you make with your hand, arm, or head to express what you are thinking or feeling: He made a rude gesture at the crowd.Gestures and gesturing in generalGestures with the head or shouldersGestures with the hands or arms
ACTION something you do to show people how you feel about a person or situation: It would be a nice gesture to invite her to dinner.Acting and actsDealing with things or people
(Definition of gesture noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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