motivation

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See also: motivâtion and Motivation

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

motive, from the Latin verb moveō ((I) move), + -ation

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Noun[edit]

motivation (plural motivations)

  1. Willingness of action especially in behavior
  2. The action of motivating.
  3. Something which motivates.
  4. An incentive or reason for doing something.
  5. (advertising) a research rating that measures how the rational and emotional elements of a commercial affect consumer intention to consider, visit, or buy something.
    The motivation scores showed that 65% of people wanted to visit our website to learn more about the offer after watching the commercial.

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  • (advertising, research rating that measures how a commercial affect consumer intention): The Advertising Research Handbook Charles E. Young, Ideas in Flight, Seattle, WA, April 2005

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French motivation.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /motivasjoːn/, [motˢivaˈɕoːˀn]

Noun[edit]

motivation c (singular definite motivationen, plural indefinite motivationer)

  1. motivation
  2. incentive

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

motiver +‎ -ation

Noun[edit]

motivation f (plural motivations)

  1. motivation

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

motivation c

  1. motivation; willingness of action

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