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  1. move·ment
    IPA[ˈmo͞ovmənt]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: movement, plural noun: movements

    • noun

      an act of moving:

      an arrival or departure of an aircraft:

    • noun

      an act of defecation.

      the feces discharged in an act of defecation.

    • noun

      a movement by two separate bodies of troops converging on the enemy:

      used in reference to a situation involving pressure from two different sides or forces:

    • noun

      a political movement campaigning to improve the rights and conditions of working people:
    • noun

      a movement within some Christian churches that emphasizes gifts believed to be conferred by the Holy Spirit, such as speaking in tongues and healing of the sick.
    • a literary and artistic movement that flourished in England in the 1880s, devoted to “art for art's sake” and rejecting the notion that art should have a social or moral purpose. Its chief exponents included Oscar Wilde, Max Beerbohm, and Aubrey Beardsley.
    • a Christian movement started in Oxford, England, in 1833, seeking to restore traditional Catholic teachings and ceremony within the Church of England. Its leaders were John Keble, Edward Pusey, and (until he became a Roman Catholic) John Henry Newman. It formed the basis of the present Anglo-Catholic (or High Church) tradition.
    • noun

      a movement by two separate bodies of troops converging on the enemy:

      used in reference to a situation involving pressure from two different sides or forces:

    • noun

      an act of defecation.

      the faeces discharged in an act of defecation.

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