move‧ment S1 W1
a group of people who share the same ideas or beliefs and who work together to achieve a particular aim
people working together[countable]PPG
civil rights/feminist/peace etc movement
the civil rights movement of the 1960s
movement to do something
Mendes led a movement to stop destruction of the rain forest.
the movement for independence
position/place[uncountable and countable]
when someone or something changes position or moves from one place to another:
the dancer's graceful movements
A slight movement of the curtains showed where she was hiding.
the movement of goods across the border
He motioned to the door with a movement of his head.
a planned change in the position of a group of soldiers:
reports of troop movements in the area
a gradual change or development in a situation or in people's attitudes or opinions:
There's been no movement in the peace talks since Thursday.
movement towards/away from
a movement towards equality with men in the workplace
the places where someone goes and the things they do during a certain period:
Police are trying to trace Carter's movements since Tuesday.
one of the main parts into which a piece of music is divided, especially a symphony
the moving parts of a piece of machinery, especially a clock or watch
clock/watch[countable usually singular]DT
when you get rid of waste matter from your bowels