Definition of dynamic noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//daɪˈnæmɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//daɪˈnæmɪk//
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  1. 1dynamics [plural] the way in which people or things behave and react to each other in a particular situation the dynamics of political change group dynamics (= the way in which members of a group react to each other) Market dynamics are working in the company’s favour.
  2. 2 dynamics [uncountable] the science of the forces involved in movement fluid dynamics compare static
  3. 3[singular] (formal) a force that produces change, action or effects
  4. 4 dynamics [plural] (music) changes in volume in music They play all the notes in the right place and have a scrupulous regard for the tempos and dynamics. See related entries: Reading music
  5. Word Originearly 19th cent. (as a term in physics): from French dynamique, from Greek dunamikos, from dunamis ‘power’.
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