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English definition of “gesture”

gesture

noun [C] (MOVEMENT)   /ˈdʒes·tʃər/
a movement of the body, hands, arms, or head to express an idea or feeling: He made a rude gesture to the crowd after his tennis match. gesture    /ˈdʒes·tʃər/ verb [I] When I asked where the children were, she gestured toward the beach.
(Definition of gesture noun (MOVEMENT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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