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British English: /ˈmuːvm(ə)nt/
American English: /ˈmuvmənt/

Translation of movement in German:


  • 1
    (change of position or posture, or to and fro) Bewegung, die
    (of people: towards city, country, etc.) [Ab]wanderung, die
    (of clouds) Zug, der
    (of air) Regung, die
    (trend, tendency) Tendenz, die
    (fashion) Trend, der (towards zu)
    a movement of the head/arm/leg
    eine Kopf-/Arm-/Beinbewegung
    without movement
  • 2in pl.
    Aktivitäten Pl.
    keep track of somebody's movements
    jemanden überwachen
  • 4
    (group of people with same aims or ideas) Bewegung, die
  • 5in sing. or pl. (Mechanics) (esp. in clock, watch)
  • 8 (progressive development)
    (of plot) Fortgang, der
    (of story, poem, etc.) Handlung, die
  • 9 (Business) (activity)
    Geschäft, das (in mit)
    Bewegung im Handel (in mit)
  • 10
    (rise or fall in price) Preisbewegung, die
    a downward/an upward movement in shares or share prices/[the price of] coffee
    ein Rückgang/Anstieg der Aktienkurse/des Kaffeepreises

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