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English-German translation for: motives
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NOUN   a motive | motives
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VERB  to motive | motived | motived
motiving | motives
motives
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Beweggründe {pl}
2 Words
(underlying) motives {pl}Motivlage {f}
altruistic motivesuneigennützige Motive {pl}
base motivesniedere Beweggründe {pl}
base motivesniedrige Beweggründe {pl}
interested motiveseigennützige Beweggründe {pl}
noble motiveshehre Motive {pl}
political motivespolitische Beweggründe {pl}
private motivespersönliche Beweggründe {pl}
prudent motiveswohlbedachte Motive {pl}
ulterior motivesHintergedanken {pl}
3 Words
to scrutinize the motivesdie Beweggründe genau erforschen
to search for motivesnach Beweggründen suchen
to search for motivesnach Motiven suchen
to veil one's motivesseine (wahren) Motive verbergen
psych. analysis of motivesMotivanalyse {f}
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econ. fin. for motives of gain {adv}aus Gewinnsucht
to act from base motivesaus niederem Antrieb handeln
to impute base motives to sb.jdm. niedere Beweggründe unterstellen
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without any ulterior motive / motives {adv}ohne Hintergedanken
to do sth. from motives of self-interestetw.Akk. aus Berechnung tun [auf eigenen Vorteil bedacht]
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A 2015-04-01: or maybe: "extracanonical motives"
A 2015-04-01: fremdgesetzliche Motive > heteronomous motives
A 2014-01-13: His thoughts, actions and motivation/motives, possibly
A 2013-03-05: Who could equal motives as pure as yours, Mr A.? Steering clear of all the...
A 2010-02-28: This abusage is what I call wallowing in cultural decadence for motives of...
A 2009-09-01: Preferably, you misconstrued the +motives+ ... Can Paul do anything about ...
Q 2007-11-19: legitimacy-seeking motives
A 2006-09-13: for fiscal considerations, for finanial motives

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