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buoy

noun [C]  /ˈbu·i, bɔɪ/ us  

buoy noun [C] (OBJECT IN WATER)

an object that floats on the water to show ships where it is safe to go

buoy

verb [T]  /ˈbu·i, bɔɪ/ us  

buoy verb [T] (FEEL HAPPY)

to encourage or make someone feel better: I was really buoyed by the nice comments on my work.
Translations of “buoy”
in Korean 부표…
in Arabic عَوّامة الإِرْشاد…
in French bouée…
in Turkish şamandıra…
in Italian boa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 浮標,航標…
in Russian буй…
in Polish boja…
in Spanish boya…
in Portuguese boia…
in German die Boje…
in Catalan boia…
in Japanese (沖の)ブイ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 浮标,航标…
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