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4 entries found for movement.
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Main Entry: move·ment
Pronunciation: primarystressmüv-mschwant
Function: noun
1 a : the act or process of moving b : an instance or manner of moving <observe the movement of a star>
2 : a tendency or trend <detected a movement toward fairer pricing>
3 a : a program or series of acts working toward a desired end <a movement for political reform> b : the group taking part in such a series of acts <join the movement>
4 : a mechanical arrangement (as of wheels) for causing a particular motion (as in a clock or watch)
5 : a section of a longer piece of music
6 : an emptying of the bowels; also : the material emptied

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