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1‘Rachel made a sudden movement’
motion, move, manoeuvre
gesture, gesticulation, sign, signal
2‘the movement of supplies by foreign military units’
transportation, shift, shifting, conveyance, moving, transfer, transferral, relocation, repositioning
3‘the labour movement’
political group, party, faction, organization, grouping, wing, front, lobby, camp
4‘a movement to declare war on poverty’
campaign, crusade, drive, push
5‘there have been movements in the financial markets’
development, change, fluctuation, rise, fall, variation
6‘the movement towards greater sexual equality’
trend, tendency, drift, swing, current, course
7‘he believes that some movement in the case will be made by the end of the month’
progress, progression, advance, step forward, breakthrough
8‘a symphony in three movements’
part, section, division, passage
9‘the clock's movement’
mechanism, machinery, works, workings, action, wheels, motion
informal innards, guts
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