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Significado de “buoy” - Diccionario Inglés

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buoynoun [C]

uk   /bɔɪ/  us   /ˈbuː.i/
a ​floatingobject on the ​top of the ​sea, used for ​directingships and ​warning them of ​possibledanger

buoyverb

uk   /bɔɪ/  us   /ˈbuː.i/

buoy verb (FLOAT)

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

buoy verb (MAKE HAPPIER)

[T usually passive] to make someone ​feelhappier or more ​confident about a ​situation: She was buoyed (up) by the ​warmreception 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 ​factoryopening.
(Definition of buoy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "buoy" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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buoynoun [C]

 us   /ˈbu·i, bɔɪ/

buoy noun [C] (OBJECT IN WATER)

an ​object that ​floats on the ​water to show ​ships where it is ​safe to go

buoyverb [T]

 us   /ˈbu·i, bɔɪ/

buoy verb [T] (FEEL HAPPY)

to ​encourage or make someone ​feelbetter: I was really buoyed by the ​nicecomments on my ​work.
(Definition of buoy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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buoyverb [T]

uk   us   /bɔɪ/
to ​support a ​business, ​economy, or ​financialmarket and make it more ​successful: be buoyed (up) by sth Shares ​rose 50p to 810p, buoyed up by ​news of a possible ​merger.
(Definition of buoy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “buoy”
en coreano 부표…
en árabe عَوّامة الإِرْشاد…
in Malaysian boya…
en francés bouée…
en ruso буй…
en chino (tradicionál) 浮標,航標…
en italiano boa…
en turco şamandıra…
en polaco boja…
en español boya…
in Vietnamese phao…
en portugués boia…
in Thai ทุ่น…
en alemán die Boje…
en catalán boia…
en japonés (沖の)ブイ…
en chino (simplificado) 浮标,航标…
in Indonesian pelampung…
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