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"boot" in British English

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bootnoun

uk   /buːt/ us   /buːt/
  • boot noun (SHOE)

A1 [C] a type of shoe that covers the whole foot and the lower part of the leg: walking boots riding boots

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bootverb

uk   /buːt/ us   /buːt/
(Definition of boot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"boot" in American English

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bootnoun [C]

us   /but/
  • boot noun [C] (SHOE)

a type of shoe that covers the foot and the lower leg: work boots cowboy boots
  • boot noun [C] (STORAGE SPACE)

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bootverb

us   /but/
  • boot verb (MAKE READY)

[I/T] to cause a computer or a computer program to become ready for use: [I] Before you can do anything, you have to boot up.
  • boot verb (KICK)

[T] to kick something: She booted the ball down the field.
(Definition of boot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"boot" in Business English

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bootverb [I or T]

uk   /buːt/ us   also boot up
IT when a computer boots or is booted, it loads its operating system and starts working: The PC should now boot from the CD-ROM drive and the installation will begin. Boot up your computer and log onto your company's intranet.
(Definition of boot from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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