Definition of 'motivation'
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So it was extra motivation for me. The Sun (2017)Money is no object to her but it is definitely not her main motivation. The Sun (2016)It took me some months to find that extra motivation and the right trajectory. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All that might be lacking is the motivation to keep going when the mornings are cold and dark. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Nor does it address the motivations that drive an individual to buy or read a certain scientific book. Smithsonian Mag (2017)There's a real personal motivation behind her desire to succeed too. The Sun (2016)But they showed me great character, great attention, great motivation to try to win. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What we know is that when they come to Twickenham, they will not be lacking in motivation. The Sun (2016)Interestingly, one of her motivations was her desire to have a different life to her mother, who was forced to depend on her husband for money. The Sun (2016)This is perhaps the strongest motivation behind the desire for an election and the mood for change. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She loved football and was a great motivation to me. The Sun (2009)Her father provided a motivation in her not only to succeed but to triumph. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Those who live as if life is unending are likely to lack that visceral motivation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)These simple measures can go a long way to drive enthusiasm and motivation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Sufferers all have their own motivations for their behaviour. Coping with Bulimia (1987)Not that it is an attack short of motivation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There is much speculation about the motivation behind this act of defiance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Find out more about yourself by thinking about your motivations and skills. The Sun (2011)Profit has been the main motivation for many buyers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That may be a valid motivation for the desire to somehow correct this injustice. Christianity Today (2000)Their increase in urgency after the interval only emphasised their apparent lack of motivation beforehand. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He certainly has the motivation and drive to keep improving. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is extra motivation for us. The Sun (2015)That in itself will provide motivation. The Sun (2014)We don't need any extra motivation. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'motivation'
British English: motivation /ˌməʊtɪˈveɪʃən/ NOUN
Your motivation for doing something is what causes you to want to do it.
His prime motivation is usually money.
- American English: motivation
- Arabic: تـَحْرِيك
- Brazilian Portuguese: motivação
- Chinese: 动机
- Croatian: motivacija
- Czech: motivace
- Danish: motivation
- Dutch: motivatie
- European Spanish: motivación
- Finnish: motivaatio
- French: motivation
- German: Motivation
- Greek: κίνητρο
- Italian: motivazione
- Japanese: 動機づけ
- Korean: 동기 부여
- Norwegian: motivasjon
- Polish: motywacja
- European Portuguese: motivação
- Romanian: motivație
- Russian: мотивация
- Spanish: motivación
- Swedish: motivation
- Thai: แรงบันดาลใจ
- Turkish: motivasyon
- Ukrainian: мотивація
- Vietnamese: sự thúc đẩy
Definition of motivation from the Collins English Dictionary
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