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swotverb [I]

uk   /swɒt/  us   /swɑːt/ (-tt-) UK informal or child's word
to ​study hard, usually by ​reading about or ​learning something, ​especially before taking an ​exam
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swotnoun [C]

uk   /swɒt/  us   /swɑːt/ (plural -tt-) UK informal or child's word

SWOTnoun [U]

uk   /swɒt/  us   /swɑːt/
abbreviation forstrengths, weaknesses, ​opportunities, ​threats: a way of ​considering all the good and ​badfeatures of a ​businesssituation or a ​company: a SWOT ​analysis
(Definition of swot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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SWOTnoun [U]

uk   us   /swɒt/ COMMERCE
abbreviation for strengths, weaknesses, ​opportunities, threats: a ​method for ​examining an ​organization, ​product, etc. and how it can ​develop, by considering these four ​areas: Carrying out a SWOT ​analysis helped them ​identify two ​clearmarkets for their ​product.
(Definition of SWOT from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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