seconded the motion

steunde de motie

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  • motion — mo|tion1 W3 [ˈməuʃən US ˈmou ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(movement)¦ 2¦(moving your head or hand)¦ 3¦(suggestion at a meeting)¦ 4 in motion 5 set/put something in motion 6 go through the motions (of doing something) 7¦(body waste)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; :… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Seconded — Second Sec ond, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Seconded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Seconding}.] [Cf. F. seconder, L. secundare, from secundus. See {Second}, a.] 1. To follow in the next place; to succeed; to alternate. [R.] [1913 Webster] In the method of nature,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Request for permission to withdraw or modify a motion — infobox motion name = Request for permission to withdraw or modify a motion class = I inorder = If not granted by unanimous consent, can be moved by person requesting permission, or by another while the former has the floor seconded = Yes, if… …   Wikipedia

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  • Fix the time to which to adjourn — The motion to fix the time to which to adjourn, in parliamentary procedure, is used to set the time (and possibly the place) for another meeting to continue business of the session. [cite book | title=Robert s Rules of Order Newly… …   Wikipedia

  • July 1922 in the United Kingdom — See also: June 1922 in the United Kingdom, August 1922 in the United Kingdom, and the Timeline of British history. Discussion in House of LordsWhile the fighting was in progress stories of outrage were reported in England of a character worse… …   Wikipedia

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