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buoyantadjective

uk   us   /ˈbɔɪ.ənt/

buoyant adjective (FLOATING)

able to float: Cork is light and buoyant.

buoyant adjective (HAPPY)

happy and confident: After reading the letter he was in a buoyant mood.

buoyant adjective (SUCCESSFUL)

successful or making a profit: The housing market remains buoyant.
buoyancy
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈbɔɪ.ən.si/
We tested the boat for buoyancy. He was a man of remarkable buoyancy (= able to stay positive despite problems).
buoyantly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
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