movement

movement UK US /ˈmuːvmənt/ noun
[C] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a change in a number, price, etc. for example on a financial market: movements in sth »

Short-term movements in currency are difficult to predict.

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This stock market report discusses the latest trends and reasons behind share price movements.

[C] POLITICS an organized group of people who work together to achieve or oppose something: »

She's been in the environmental movement for 35 years.

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the labour/labor/(trade) union movement

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the civil-rights/women's movement

[C or U] TRANSPORT the process of moving or being transported from one place to another: »

the company's movement of jobs abroad

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We want to remove restrictions on trade and movements of capital.

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Under European law product safety takes precedence over freedom of movement for the product.

[S] the process of changing from one particular system, activity, etc. to another: a movement to/towards/from sth »

The movement toward free trade lies at the heart of globalization.

See also CAPITAL MOVEMENT(Cf. ↑capital movement), CURRENCY MOVEMENT(Cf. ↑currency movement), FREE MOVEMENT(Cf. ↑free movement), MASS MOVEMENT(Cf. ↑mass movement)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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