momentum noun

ADJ. considerable, great, irresistible | initial | fresh She gave fresh momentum to the campaign.

VERB + MOMENTUM have The campaign for change now has considerable momentum. | build up, gain, gather, increase The car gathered momentum as it rolled down the hill. | create, give sth, provide | keep up, maintain, sustain | lose The team has lost momentum in recent weeks. | slow

MOMENTUM + VERB build up, increase | go Their momentum has gone, and they feel they cannot fight any longer.

PREP. ~ for keeping up the momentum for growth | ~ towards the irresistible momentum towards reunification of the two countries

PHRASES keep the momentum going We have to keep the momentum of our sales operation going.

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