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prime mover

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
someone who has a lot of influence in starting something important: He was a prime mover in developing a new style of customer-friendly bookshops in the UK
Translations of “prime mover”
in Chinese (Traditional) 發起者, 推動者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发起者, 推动者…
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