Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “swallow” en inglés

See all translations

swallow

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈswɒləʊ/
( also swallow up) if an activity or process swallows or swallows up a lot of resources, it uses a lot of time, money, or people: The luxury brand swallowed over $3 billion in its first ten years of being taken over. High house prices mean that a much larger percentage of a family's income is now being swallowed up by the mortgage.
FINANCE if a company swallows or swallows up a smaller one, it buys it and makes it part of its own business: The small family firm was at risk of getting swallowed up by foreign competitors.
informal to accept something without doubting or questioning it: The MP expenses scandal revealed abuses that the taxpayer could not swallow.
(Definition of swallow from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de swallow
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Más definiciones de “swallow” en inglés de negocios

Definiciones de “swallow” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

luck out

to be very lucky

Palabra del día

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Aprende más 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Aprende más