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VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese word from 運動 (“motion; exercise; sports”).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

vận động

  1. to do a physical activity, as opposed to staying sedentary
    Ra ngoài vận động cho khoẻ người.
    Go for a walk or something to stay fit.
  2. to encourage people to partake in an activity
    vận động bà con mua bảo hiểm y tế
    to encourage people to buy health insurance
  3. (Marxism, philosophy) to be in motion

NounEdit

vận động

  1. (Marxism, philosophy) motion

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