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But he has struggled to keep up the momentum this campaign. The Sun (2016)The business and brand continue to gain momentum. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It has shot up the charts and will continue to gain momentum right up to the big day. The Sun (2016)But hopefully we can gain momentum under Gareth. The Sun (2016)The move was helped by the manufacturing and services sectors, which gained momentum towards the end of last year. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But within a toxic relationship, a speculative plan may gain its own momentum: who is going to blink first? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Q Can reform momentum be maintained, and what are your priorities now? Times, Sunday Times (2017)Similarly you can ease off the power and use momentum to get you up the next hill. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The first crucial lesson is to get early momentum for the campaign. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This positive momentum is likely to continue. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Not wanting to rock the boat and maintaining momentum does not really wash. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We have gained momentum in our performances and results. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The academy movement has real momentum and it is the future. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Those four overs changed the momentum of the game and won the match. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The heavily indebted stock made ground gradually throughout the morning before really gaining momentum around lunch time. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The campaign is gaining momentum with new initiatives in both vocational and skills training coming from government. Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)But the momentum is likely to fade for many. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is vital we maintain the momentum of the search. The Sun (2012)This has been going on for a while but it is gaining momentum. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Momentum results from movement against the inertia. Christianity Today (2000)The goal suggested a change in momentum. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They were losing momentum, impetus and rhythm as the seconds ticked away on the giant clock. The Sun (2016)They are continually entering with cumulative force into a mood until it gets the mass and momentum of a theory or a motive. Daniel Deronda (1876)Large concentrations of refugees have political momentum, power and gravity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)An avalanche is a better metaphor, conveying the right mix of mass and momentum. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The simple fact is that there is suddenly big momentum in pan-European power consolidation, with a substantial weight of money and political support behind it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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British English: momentum NOUN
If a process or movement gains momentum, it keeps developing or happening more quickly and keeps becoming less likely to stop.
This campaign is really gaining momentum.
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