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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
movement /'mu:vmənt/
  • danh từ
    • sự chuyển động, sự vận động, sự cử động, sự hoạt động
      • to lay without movement: bất động
      • to play lacks movement: vở kịch thiếu hẳn sự hoạt động
    • động tác, cử động
      • a graceful movement: một động tác duyên dáng
    • hoạt động, hành động (của một người, một nhóm)
      • to watch someone's movements: theo dõi hoạt động của ai
    • (quân sự) sự di chuyển, sự vận động
    • phong trào, cuộc vận động
      • the national liberation movement: phong trào giải phóng dân tộc
      • the movement of patriotic emulation: phong trào thi đua yêu nước
    • bộ phận hoạt động (của một bộ máy)
      • the movement of a clock: bộ phận hoạt động của đồng hồ
    • tình cảm, mối cảm kích, mối xúc động
      • a movement of anfer: cơn giận
    • (âm nhạc) phần
      • the first movement of a symphony: phần thứ nhất của bản giao hưởng
    • sự tiến triển (của một bài thơ, một câu chuyện...)
    • sự biến động (của thị trường...)
    • sự đi ngoài, sự ra ỉa
Concise Dictionary
movements'muːvmənt
noun
+a change of position that does not entail a change of location
+a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
+the act of changing location from one place to another
+a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals
+a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata
+a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
+an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object
+a euphemism for defecation
+a general tendency to change (as of opinion)
+the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock)
+the act of changing the location of something

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 repositioning, move, motion, relocation, moving, migration, shift, transfer, flow, displacement:
Population movement increased dramatically in the Middle Ages.
2 action, activity, move, moving, stir, stirring:
There was a sudden movement in the bushes.
3 gesture, gesticulation, move, flicker, sign, signal; manoeuvre, change of attitude or position:
Only the slightest upward movement of his eyebrow indicated his surprise. Every little movement has a meaning all its own
4 mechanism, works, workings, moving parts, machinery, action, gears, Colloq innards:
Technically, the movement of a watch does not include the escapement.
5 campaign, crusade, drive; front, faction, party, group, wing:
The 1960s saw many successes for the civil rights' movement in America
6 change, activity, action, shift, advance or decline, increase or decrease, upward or downward movement, stirring; development, progress:
Shares displayed little movement in today's trading.
7 drift, trend, tendency, course, swing:
They have noted a growing movement towards religious fundamentalism.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
changing position
1 [C, U] an act of moving the body or part of the body: hand / eye movements + She observed the gentle movement of his chest as he breathed. + Loose clothing gives you greater freedom of movement. + Power comes from the forward movement of the entire body. + Troy watched her every movement. + There was a sudden movement in the undergrowth.
2 [C, U] an act of moving from one place to another or of moving sth from one place to another: enemy troop movements + laws to allow free movement of goods and services + the mass movement of herds of wildebeest
group of people
3 [C+sing./pl. v.] a group of people who share the same ideas or aims: the women's / peace movement + the Romantic movement (= for example in literature) + a mass movement for change
person's activities
4 (movements) [pl.] a person's activities over a period of time, especially as watched by sb else: The police are keeping a close watch on the suspect's movements.
change of ideas / behaviour
5 [sing.] ~ (away from / towards sth) a gradual change in what people in society do or think: a movement towards greater sexual equality
progress
6 [U] ~ (in sth) progress, especially in a particular task: It needs cooperation from all the powers to get any movement in arms control.
change in amount
7 [U, C] ~ (in sth) a change in amount: There has been no movement in oil prices.
music
8 [C] any of the main parts that a long piece of music is divided into: the slow movement of the First Concerto
of bowels
9 [C] (technical) = BOWEL MOVEMENT
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 act of moving

ADJ.

big | little, slight, small, tiny
The eyes of predators are highly sensitive to the slightest movement.
| quick, rapid, swift | gentle, slow | easy, graceful, smooth
She mounted the horse in one easy movement.
| easy
The refrigerator unit has rubber wheels for easy movement.
| jerky | sudden | deft | controlled | free
the free movement of goods in Europe
| involuntary | random | constant, continuous | repetitive | rhythmic | backward, downward, forward, lateral, sideways, upward | body | eye, hand, etc. | dance | currency, price
the volatility of currency movements in the foreign exchange markets
| troop | pincer
The army surrounded the town in a pincer movement.

VERB + MOVEMENT

make, produce
He made a slight movement with his right hand. Hydraulic jacks under the machine produce the movement.
| allow
clothing that allows easy movement
| control, direct
As infants grow they become better able to direct their own movements.
| facilitate
an initiative to facilitate the movement of labour in the EU
| restrict | prevent
The striking farmers threatened to prevent the movement of goods across the country.
| sense
She sensed a movement in the dark beneath the stairs.
| monitor
They are monitoring the movement of animals in and out of the country.
| follow, watch ~s
The police are following the suspect's movements very closely.
| trace ~s
The police have traced her movements to the time of her death.

MOVEMENT + VERB

occur
Some movement in the building will occur as it settles into the subsoil.
| catch your eye
A movement caught his eye in the tangled undergrowth.

PREP.

in a ~
She kicked down the door in one swift movement.
| ~ away from, ~ from, ~ to
movement from one level to the next
| ~ towards
(figurative) Recently there's been a movement (= a change in attitude)away from tinned food towards fresh food.

PHRASES

the direction/rate/speed of movement, freedom of movement
The government's decree allowed freedom of movement for all citizens.
| the movement of capital/goods/labour, a sense of movement
(figurative) His music has a real sense of movement.

2 group of people

ADJ.

radical | mass, popular | organized
The country has a well organized labour movement.
| international, national | artistic, literary | avant-garde | Modern, Romantic, etc.
Both architects were part of the Modern Movement.
| political | protest | anti-nuclear, anti-war, etc. | peace | reform | civil/human rights | independence, liberation, opposition, resistance, revolutionary, separatist | democracy/pro-democracy, democratic, fascist, nationalist | labour, trade union | feminist, gay | consumer, student, women's, working-class, youth, etc. | ecumenical | scout | suffragette

VERB + MOVEMENT

create, establish, launch, set up, start (up)
She started a movement for agricultural reform.
| join, support | be involved in, be part of | lead | direct
a protest movement directed against exploitative trade practices
| suppress | ban, outlaw

MOVEMENT + VERB

begin, emerge (out of sth)
The movement emerged out of concern for human rights abuses.
| develop, gain/gather strength
The movement gained strength during the 1970s.
| reach a peak
The student movement reached its peak in 1968.
| lose strength

PREP.

~ against
a mass movement against the dictatorship
| ~ for
He launched a movement for children's rights.

PHRASES

| a leader/member of a movement, the rise of a movement
the rise of the labour movement in France

3 part of a long piece of music

ADJ.

first, opening | second, etc. | final, last
the last movement of Brahms's Fourth Symphony
| slow | fast

VERB + MOVEMENT

perform, play

PREP.

in (the) … ~
a symphony in four movements There is a cello solo in the second movement.



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