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Significado de “cushion” - Diccionario Inglés

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cushionnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkʊʃ.ən/

cushion noun [C] (SOFT THING)

B1 (US also pillow) a ​bag made of ​cloth, ​plastic, or ​leather that is ​filled with ​softmaterial, often has an ​attractivecover, and is used ​especially on ​chairs for ​sitting or ​leaning on: She ​sank back against/into the cushions.
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cushion of air a ​layer of ​air often used to ​support a ​machine or ​vehicle: A ​hovercrafttravels on a cushion of ​air.
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cushion noun [C] (PROTECTION)

C2 something that makes the ​effects of a ​badsituation less ​severe: You should ​aim to ​build up a cushion of ​money in ​case of ​emergencies.

cushionverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈkʊʃ.ən/
to make the ​effect or ​force of something ​softer: The ​softgrass cushioned his fall.
(Definition of cushion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cushionnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkʊʃ·ən/
a ​large, usually ​squarebagfilled with ​softmaterial, used as a ​movablepart of a ​chair or sofa , for ​sitting on or ​restingyour back against, or a ​similar but ​smallerbag used to make yourself more ​comfortable while ​sitting: She ​sank back against the ​sofa cushions.

cushionverb [T]

 us   /ˈkʊʃ·ən/
to ​soften or ​protect someone or something from the ​effects of a ​fall, ​moving too ​quickly into something, ​sitting or ​lying on a hard ​object, etc.: The ​softgrass cushioned his ​fall (= made it ​hurt less).
(Definition of cushion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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cushionverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈkʊʃən/
to make the ​effect or ​force of something less severe: For two ​yearssubsidies have cushioned the ​impact of ​acceleratinginflation.cushion sb/sth against sth Governments can use ​fiscalpolicy to cushion the ​economy against future ​recessions.
cushion the blow to make a ​badsituation less severe: Earnings ​expectations are worsening, but ​interestrates are not expected to ​fall to cushion the ​blow.

cushionnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈkʊʃən/
something that makes the ​effects of a ​badsituation less severe: You should ​aim to ​build up a cushion of three months' ​income in your ​savingsaccount, for ​emergencies.
(Definition of cushion from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “cushion”
en coreano 쿠션…
en árabe وِسادة…
in Malaysian kusyen…
en francés coussin…
en ruso диванная подушка, защита…
en chino (tradicionál) 墊子, 座墊, 靠墊…
en italiano cuscino…
en turco yastık, minder, muhtemel sorunlardan koruyan…
en polaco poduszka, asekuracja, zabezpieczenie…
en español cojín, amortiguador…
in Vietnamese cái đệm, hơi đệm…
en portugués almofada…
in Thai เบาะ, เครื่องกันกระแทก…
en alemán das Kissen…
en catalán coixí…
en japonés クッション…
en chino (simplificado) 垫子, 座垫, 靠垫…
in Indonesian bantalan…
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