buoyant Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “buoyant” in the English Dictionary

"buoyant" in British English

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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 ​housingmarketremains buoyant.
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈbɔɪ.ən.si/
We ​tested the ​boat for buoyancy. He was a man of ​remarkable buoyancy (= ​able to ​staypositivedespiteproblems).
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of buoyant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"buoyant" in Business English

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uk   us   /ˈbɔɪənt/
successful and with a lot of ​activity: buoyant economy/market/industry Carpet ​sales remained ​strong as a ​result of the buoyant ​housingmarket.
increasing or ​staying at a high ​level: Strong ​wagedemands and buoyant ​consumerspending are ​pushing up ​inflation. buoyant ​sales/​profits
(Definition of buoyant from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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