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1 motion /ˈmoʊʃən/ noun
plural motions
1 motion
/ˈmoʊʃən/
noun
plural motions
Learner's definition of MOTION
: an act or process of moving : movement
[noncount]
[count]
see also slow motion
[count] : a movement of your body or of a part of your body
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: a formal suggestion or proposal that is made at a meeting for something to be done
law : a formal request made to a court of law or judge for something to be done or happen
[count] British, medical
: an act of passing solid waste from the body : a bowel movement
: the solid waste that is passed from the body

go through the motions

: to do something without making much effort to do it well

in motion

: moving
◊ When something, such as a plan or process, is in motion or has been set in motion or put in/into motion, it has begun and is proceeding.

poetry in motion

see poetry
2 motion /ˈmoʊʃən/ verb
motions; motioned; motioning
2 motion
/ˈmoʊʃən/
verb
motions; motioned; motioning
Learner's definition of MOTION
: to make a movement of your hand, head, etc., that tells someone to move or act in a certain way
[+ object]
[no object]
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