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dynamic

2 noun
     
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dynamics

a) [plural] the way in which things or people behave, react, and affect each other
dynamics of
the dynamics of the family
He did research on group dynamics and leadership styles.
b) [uncountable]HPTEM the science relating to the movement of objects and the forces involved in movement
c) [plural]APM changes in how loudly music is played or sung
2 [singular] formal something that causes action or change
dynamic of
She regards class conflict as a central dynamic of historical change.

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