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English definition of “afloat”

afloat

adjective
 
 
/əˈfləʊt/ FINANCE
having enough money to pay what you owe and not have debts: keep sth afloat They need billion of dollars to keep the company afloat.stay afloat Even when parent companies are fighting to stay afloat, you'll find an internet company boasting about its income.
(Definition of afloat from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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