movement

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movement(
muv
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mihnt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (motion)
a. el movimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The bird watched the cat's movements before flying down and plucking a worm from the grass.El pájaro observó los movimientos del gato antes de bajar volando y arrancar un gusano del pasto.
2. (traffic)
a. la circulación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
There is always a lot of movement of people, cars, and buses in the city center.Siempre hay mucha circulación de gente, coches y camiones en el centro de la ciudad.
3. (finance)
a. la actividad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Movement in the market is becoming less volatile as the recovery solidifies.La actividad en el mercado se torna menos volátil a medida que la recuperación se consolida.
4. (gesture)
a. el ademán
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
He made a movement with his hands that indicated he did not agree.Hizo un ademán con las manos que indicaba que no estaba de acuerdo.
5. (art, politics, religious)
a. el movimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The movement for women's suffrage began in the 1850s in the United States.El movimiento por el sufragio femenino se inició en la década de 1850 en los Estados Unidos.
6. (mechanics)
a. el mecanismo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The quartz movement of this watch ensures accuracy.El mecanismo de cuarzo de este reloj garantiza su precisión.
7. (music)
a. el movimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Joshua plays a cello solo in the second movement.Joshua toca un solo de violonchelo en el segundo movimiento.
8. (medicine)
a. la evacuación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Tell the doctor he hasn't had any movements in over 24 hours.Dile al médico que no ha tenido ninguna evacuación en más de 24 horas.
b. la deposición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
You need to collect samples from your first movements of the day for two days in a row.Debes recoger muestras de tus primeras deposiciones del día por dos días seguidos.
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movement
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. ((gen) &)
a. el movimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(music)
free movement of people, goods,…la libre circulación de personas, mercancías,…
to watch somebody's movementsseguir los movimientos de alguien
the armor made movement very difficultla armadura dificultaba el movimiento
a political movementun movimiento político
(bowel) movementevacuación (del vientre)
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movement [ˈmuːvmənt]
noun
1 (motion) movimiento (m); [of part] juego (m); movimiento (m); [of traffic] circulación (f); (on stock exchange) actividad (f)
upward/downward movement movimiento ascendente/descendente; to be in movement estar en movimiento; there was a movement towards the door algunos se dirigieron hacia la puerta; the police questioned him about his movements la policía le pidió informes sobre sus actividades; movement of capital movimiento de capitales
2 (gesture) gesto (m); ademán (m)
3 (political, artistic etc) movimiento (m)
4 (Mec) mecanismo (m)
5 (Mús) tiempo (m); movimiento (m)
6 (Med) (also bowel movement) evacuación (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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