He developed an efficient system for movement of raw materials to the factory.
studying the movements of the planets
We wore loose clothes to allow for easier movement.
the graceful movements of a dancer
The police have been keeping a careful record of his movements.
There's a movement afoot to rename the town.
a book about the history of the civil rights movement
They joined the antiwar movement. See More
Recent Examples on the WebIn the early days of the movement, new programs were adopted infrequently and were designed to serve very few students.—Jason Bedrick, National Review, 4 Feb. 2023 But 2023’s version of the movement feels far more approachable.—Margaux Anbouba, ELLE, 2 Feb. 2023 And for others, freedom of movement and the ability to text and answer calls are top priorities.—Theresa Holland, Travel + Leisure, 2 Feb. 2023 For instance, having good form in a deadlift will ensure you’re utilizing the muscles that should be working—your glutes, back, and hamstrings—and thus reaping the full benefits of the movement.—Jenny Mccoy, SELF, 2 Feb. 2023 Leaders of the movement decided to shift the focus away from violence, and rename it to bring attention to the healing that peace can bring.—Tony Roberts, Baltimore Sun, 1 Feb. 2023 There are some promising signs of movement on this front.—Matt Ford, The New Republic, 31 Jan. 2023 The spread has had a lot of movement in the past week because of the health of Patrick Mahomes.—cleveland, 29 Jan. 2023 Writers and artists like Rushdie have played an important role in identifying and contesting disparities in freedom of movement.—Patrick Bixby, Fortune, 26 Jan. 2023 See More
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