There are 2 translations of motion in Spanish:

motion1

Pronunciation: /ˈməʊʃən/

n

  • 1 1.1 u (movement) movimiento (m) to be in motion estar* en movimiento, moverse* to set o put sth in motion poner* algo en movimiento [project/plan] poner* algo en marcha it set in motion a whole chain of consequences desencadenó toda una serie de consecuencias (before n) motion sickness mareo (m) see also slow motion 1.2 c (action, gesture) gesto (m), movimiento (m) he made a cutting motion with his hand hizo ademán de cortar algo con la mano to go through the motions they know they have the contract, but they still have to go through the motions saben que tienen el contrato, pero igual tienen que cumplir con las formalidades he went through the motions of interviewing them los entrevistó por pura fórmula
  • 2 2.1 (for vote) moción (f) to propose a motion presentar una moción to vote on a motion someter una moción a voto or a votación to carry o pass a motion aprobar* una moción the motion was rejected/defeated se rechazó/no se aprobó la moción 2.2 [Law] petición (f)

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Cultural fact of the day

In the River Plate region of Latin America the word copetín can mean an aperitif or light snack, or a social occasion at which these are consumed, generally before the evening meal.

There are 2 translations of motion in Spanish:

motion2

vi

  • she motioned to her assistant le hizo una señal a su ayudante they motioned to us to sit down nos hicieron señas para que nos sentáramos he motioned for silence hizo una señal pidiendo silencio

vt

  • she motioned them to be silent les hizo señas para que se callaran he motioned her aside le indicó con un gesto que se apartara

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Word of the day lavado
m
wash …
Cultural fact of the day

In the River Plate region of Latin America the word copetín can mean an aperitif or light snack, or a social occasion at which these are consumed, generally before the evening meal.