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move

noun [C]
 
 
/muːv/
ACTION something that you do in order to achieve something or to make progress in a situation: "I've told her she's got to find somewhere else to live." "Good move!" The latest policies are clearly a move towards democracy. a good career move Acting and actsDealing with things or people
NEW HOME/OFFICE an occasion when you go to live or work in a different place: The move will cost us a lot of money.Changing homes and moving
make a move to change from one place or position to another: He made a move as if to leave.ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently UK informal to leave somewhere: I'd better make a move or I'll be late.Departing
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