motion

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈməʊʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmoʊʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mōshən)

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motion

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [ball, car, train, person, bird] in motion
  2. a [principle, theory] of motion
  3. the effects of [wind, energy, force] on motion
  4. set the [meeting, process, procedures] in motion
  5. keep the [meeting] in motion
  6. the [meeting] is already in motion
  7. [watched, played] the move on [fast, slow] motion
  8. [film, record, shoot] on slow motion
  9. like life in slow motion
  10. lost motion in her [upper body, legs, arms]
  11. made motions to [show, indicate]
  12. gave a [sideways, vertical, swiping] motion (to show)
  13. law: [rejected, approved] the motion
  14. law: a motion to dismiss the [evidence, recording, statement]
  15. law: the motion was [seconded, agreed to, passed]
  16. government: the motion was defeated in [Congress, Parliament]
  17. idiom: is just going through the motions
n as adj
  1. the [inventor, pioneer] of motion pictures
  2. suffers from motion sickness
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