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Definition of 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

Parents are the ultimate role models for children. Every word, movement and action has an effect. No other person or outside force has a greater influence on a child than the parent.
Bob Keeshan

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

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

The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.
Mata Hari

It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label.
Barack Obama
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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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