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Movement is on the Academic Vocabulary List.
  1. (countable & uncountable) Movement is the act of moving, of changing place or position.
    The European Union allows free movement of people between countries.
    We have seen large movements of men and equipment in North Korea near the southern border.
    It was so small that no movement was possible.
  2. (countable) A movement, is a group of people who are all working for the same idea.
    The labour movement protects the rights of the workers.
  3. A movement is a part in a musical composition such as a sonata or symphony.
    The first movement of the "Moonlight" Sonata is very famous.

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