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reapverb [I/T]

 us   /rip/
to ​obtain or ​receive something as a ​result of ​your own ​actions: [T] They didn’t reap any ​benefits from that ​deal.
If you reap a ​crop, you ​cut and ​collect it.
(Definition of reap from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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reapverb [T]

uk   us   /riːp/
to make a large ​amount of ​money or a ​bigprofit: Outside ​shareholders reaped 25% of the ​dividendsgenerated.reap $35 million/£1.9 billion, etc. His ​company has reaped more than $800 million in ​federalcontracts over the past five ​years. reap ​profits/​returns/​savingsreap benefits/rewards The Treasury has reaped ​rewards from ​risinghouseprices as its ​income from ​stampduty and ​inheritancetax has ​soared.
to get the ​advantages of a particular ​situation: reap (the) benefits/rewards For now, the ​drop in the ​dollar against the ​euro is ​allowing the U.S. ​economy to reap ​rewards. Vigorous ​participation in the ​European Union is vital if the country ​wants to reap the ​benefits of ​globalization.reap dividends The ​healthy eating ​program is reaping ​dividends in ​terms of ​promoting better ​awareness of ​healthissues in the ​community.
(Definition of reap from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “reap”
in Spanish segar, recoger…
in Vietnamese thu hoạch…
in Malaysian memungut…
in Thai เก็บเกี่ยว…
in French moissonner…
in German schneiden…
in Chinese (Simplified) 收割,收获, 获得…
in Turkish hasat etmek, mahsül kaldırmak/toplamak…
in Russian жать, убирать урожай…
in Indonesian menuai…
in Chinese (Traditional) 收割,收穫, 獲得…
in Polish zbierać (plony)…
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“reap” in Business English

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