pile noun Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
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pile

noun [C]
 
 
/paɪl/
a large amount of something: a pile of cash/money consumers with piles of credit card debt I have piles of paperwork to finish.
at the bottom/top of the pile at the bottom or top of a group of competing things: Despite a shaky first quarter, the athletic shoe producer has once again emerged at the top of the pile.
→  See also cash pile , stockpile noun
Translations of “pile”
in Arabic كَوْمة…
in Korean 더미…
in Malaysian timbunan, bertimbun-timbun…
in French pile, paquet…
in Turkish yığın, küme…
in Italian catasta, pila…
in Chinese (Traditional) 數量, 疊, 垛…
in Russian куча, груда, стопка…
in Polish stos…
in Vietnamese đống: chồng, số lượng lớn…
in Spanish montón, pila…
in Portuguese monte, pilha…
in Thai กอง, จำนวนมาก…
in German der Haufen…
in Catalan munt, pila…
in Japanese うず高く積み上げられたもの…
in Indonesian tumpukan, setumpuk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 数量, 摞, 垛…
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