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  • noun Plural form of movement.


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  • Because churches were the most important autonomous organizations in the black community, they were the natural places for oppositional social movements to form; in a sense, the church played the same role in the civil rights movement that the tavern and the cafe did in many European social ­movements.


  • "The nervous fluid," he says, "can, then, undergo movements in certain parts of its mass, as well as in every part at once; moreover, it is these latter movements which constitute the _general movements_

    Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution His Life and Work 1872

  • This can happen if a manager chooses to enter and exit stock positions over long time horizons in an effort to mitigate sudden short term movements in the securities it is trying to sell or acquire.

    The Real Cost Of Owning A Mutual Fund 2011

  • "Our focus isn't on the short term movements of the stock, it's maximizing shareholder value," Audette said at the Reuters Global Wealth Management Summit.

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  • "And I found what they call movements-I call them motors-and then we replaced the movements and fixed the lights inside the clock, and cleaned the stained glass facing," Kephart said.

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  • But honestly wanting to join those movements is not the way to become a leader for your side.

    Think Progress » REPORT: A Closer Look At Consumer Protections In Dodd’s Financial Reform Bill 2010

  • As it scans, the cantilever bounces up and down, and data from these movements is compiled to generate a picture of that surface.

    Friday Pix pandora1723 2009

  • Yakhya Massaly wonders whether the rapid growth of citizen movements is due to the failure of political parties or a genuine need for citizen participation as advocated by famed musician Youssou Ndour (fr).

    Global Voices in English » India: Perspectives on Growing up in India 2009

  • Failure to join in these movements is consequently a form of infidelity.

    Bizarre 2009

  • So I guess you can argue that they're saying what they're going to say about it outdoors in a rally at a place so associated with political movements is just really another step.

    Peter Sagal: Some Political Freedoms Just For Laughs 2010


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