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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
Translations of “gesture”
in Korean 몸짓, 표현…
in Arabic إيماء, إشارة…
in French geste…
in Turkish el, kol ve baş hareketi, jestler…
in Italian gesto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動作, 手勢, 姿勢…
in Russian жест, поступок…
in Polish gest…
in Spanish gesto…
in Portuguese gesto…
in German die Gebärde…
in Catalan gest…
in Japanese 身ぶり手ぶり, ジェスチャー, 意思表示…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动作, 手势, 姿势…
(Definition of gesture noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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