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Definition of Movement

Movement

  1. The act of moving; change of place or posture; transference, by any means, from one situation to another; natural or appropriate motion; progress; advancement; as, the movement of an army in marching or maneuvering; the movement of a wheel or a machine; the party of movement.
  2. Motion of the mind or feelings; emotion.
  3. Manner or style of moving; as, a slow, or quick, or sudden, movement.
  4. The rhythmical progression, pace, and tempo of a piece.
  5. One of the several strains or pieces, each complete in itself, with its own time and rhythm, which make up a larger work; as, the several movements of a suite or a symphony.
  6. A system of mechanism for transmitting motion of a definite character, or for transforming motion; as, the wheelwork of a watch.

Movement Quotations

Education is the movement from darkness to light. - Allan Bloom
Education is the movement from darkness to light.
Allan Bloom

One individual can begin a movement that turns the tide of history. Martin Luther King in the civil rights movement, Mohandas Ganhi in India, Nelson Mandela in South Africa are examples of people standing up with courage and non-violence to bring about needed changes.
Jack Canfield

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
Plato

Don't underestimate the power of your vision to change the world. Whether that world is your office, your community, an industry or a global movement, you need to have a core belief that what you contribute can fundamentally change the paradigm or way of thinking about problems.
Leroy Hood

The civil rights movement was based on faith. Many of us who were participants in this movement saw our involvement as an extension of our faith. We saw ourselves doing the work of the Almighty. Segregation and racial discrimination were not in keeping with our faith, so we had to do something.
John Lewis
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Movement Translations

movement in Afrikaans is beweging
movement in Dutch is beweging
movement in French is mouvement
movement in German is Bewegung
movement in Italian is movimento
movement in Latin is ingressus
movement in Portuguese is movimento
movement in Spanish is movimiento
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