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mover

noun
     
Related topics: Occupations, Government
mov‧er [countable]
1

mover and shaker

informal an important person who has power and influence over what happens in a situation:
He's one of the movers and shakers in Florida politics.
2 someone or something that moves in a particular way:
Hummingbirds are quick movers.
3 especially American EnglishBOTT someone whose job is to move furniture, boxes etc from one house to another when someone changes where they live
4 something that moves things from one place to another:
an earth mover
5 a stock or share that people are buying and selling a lot of
6BBPG someone who makes a formal proposal at a meeting:
the mover of the motion

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