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buoy

noun [C] uk   /bɔɪ/  us   /ˈbuː.i/
a floating object on the top of the sea, used for directing ships and warning them of possible danger

buoy

verb uk   /bɔɪ/  us   /ˈbuː.i/

buoy verb (FLOAT)

[T] to prevent someone or something from sinking: The very salty water buoyed her (up) as she swam.

buoy verb (MAKE HAPPIER)

[T usually passive] to make someone feel happier or more confident about a situation: She was buoyed (up) by the warm reception her audience gave her.

buoy verb (MAKE SUCCESSFUL)

[T usually passive] to support something and make it more successful: House prices have been buoyed (up) in the area by the possibility of a new factory opening.
Traducciones de “buoy”
en árabe عَوّامة الإِرْشاد…
en coreano 부표…
in Malaysian boya…
en francés bouée…
en turco şamandıra…
en italiano boa…
en chino (tradicionál) 浮標,航標…
en ruso буй…
en polaco boja…
in Vietnamese phao…
en español boya…
en portugués boia…
in Thai ทุ่น…
en alemán die Boje…
en catalán boia…
en japonés (沖の)ブイ…
in Indonesian pelampung…
en chino (simplificado) 浮标,航标…
(Definition of buoy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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