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- prayer for relief
Definitions of motion
an application made to a court or judge in relation to a particular issue during a lawsuit to order the other party to do something or to not do something
The motion to dismiss the action was scheduled to be heard on Tuesday morning.
the formal manner in which a shareholder of a company or a member of an organization submits a proposal for action by the organization
A motion was made to adjourn the meeting.