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motivation

Overview

This page has 9 definitions of motivation with English translations in 4 languages. Motivation is a noun. Examples of how to use motivation in a sentence are shown. Also define these 5 related words and terms: motivate, incentive, reason, advertising, and motivation.

See also: Motivation and motivâtion

English

Etymology

From French motivation. Morphologically motivate +‎ -ion

Pronunciation

Noun

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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References

  • (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

Etymology

From French motivation.

Pronunciation

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

Noun

motivation c (singular definite motivationen, plural indefinite motivationer)

  1. motivation
  2. incentive

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French

Etymology

motiver +‎ -ation

Pronunciation

Noun

motivation f (plural motivations)

  1. motivation

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Swedish

Etymology

From French motivation.

Noun

motivation c

  1. motivation; willingness of action

Declension

Declension of motivation 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative motivation motivationen
Genitive motivations motivationens