Translation of mover in Spanish:

mover

Pronunciation: /ˈmuːvər; ˈmuːvə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 (in debate) ponente (masculine and feminine)
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    • I also congratulate the mover and the seconder of this debate on their speeches and, in advance, congratulate all other speakers who will make their maiden speeches in the course of this debate.
    • Matt Wrack, mover of the successful democratisation of the political fund resolution at the firefighters' FBU conference last year, has agreed to write a pamphlet on the issue for the alliance.
    • When the annexation of Belgium was decreed on 1 October 1795 the mover of the proposal, Merlin de Douai, also recommended the annexation of the entire left bank of the Rhine.
    1.2 (in dancing) [colloquial/familiar] he's/she's a clumsy mover tiene muy poco garbo the movers and shakers [journalese/lenguaje periodístico] la plana mayor, los que mueven los hilos [colloquial/familiar]
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    • He has always been a very good-looking horse and a lovely mover.
    • Hertford were the biggest movers of the top women's crew, moving from 4th in division to 11th in division.
    • The ballet company has beautiful movers who perform the classics very well indeed, but I strongly recommend you see them dance in a different context too - they're really great!
    1.3 (of furniture, belongings) a firm of movers una compañía de mudanzas the movers are here ya han llegado los de la mudanza

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