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motive
British English: /ˈməʊtɪv/
American English: /ˈmoʊdɪv/

Translation of motive in Italian:

noun

  • 1
    motivo (masculine)
    ragione (feminine) (for per) (behind che sta dietro a)
    somebody's motive in doing
    il motivo che spinge qualcuno a fare
    a political motive
    una ragione politica
    base, noble motives
    ignobili, nobili motivi

adjective

  • (force, power) she was the motive force behind our decision [figurative]
    è stata lei che ci ha spinto a prendere la decisione

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