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Meaning of “buoy” in the English Dictionary

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"buoy" in American English

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buoynoun [C]

us   /ˈbu·i, bɔɪ/
  • buoy noun [C] (OBJECT IN WATER)

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

buoyverb [T]

us   /ˈbu·i, bɔɪ/
  • buoy verb [T] (FEEL HAPPY)

to encourage or make someone feel better: I was really buoyed by the nice comments on my work.
(Definition of buoy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"buoy" in Business English

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buoyverb [T]

uk   /bɔɪ/ us  
to support a business, economy, or financial market and make it more successful: be buoyed (up) by sth Shares rose 50p to 810p, buoyed up by news of a possible merger.
(Definition of buoy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “buoy”
in Korean 부표…
in Arabic عَوّامة الإِرْشاد…
in Malaysian boya…
in French bouée…
in Russian буй…
in Chinese (Traditional) 浮標,航標…
in Italian boa…
in Turkish şamandıra…
in Polish boja…
in Spanish boya…
in Vietnamese phao…
in Portuguese boia…
in Thai ทุ่น…
in German die Boje…
in Catalan boia…
in Japanese (沖の)ブイ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 浮标,航标…
in Indonesian pelampung…
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