Significado de “depress” - Diccionario inglés

depress en inglés británico

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depressverb [ T ]

uk /dɪˈpres/ us /dɪˈpres/

depress verb [ T ] (REDUCE)

to reduce the value of something, especially money:

A surplus of corn has helped depress the grain market/grain prices.
The rise in the value of the dollar has depressed the company's earnings/profits this year.

to reduce the amount of activity in something, especially a business operation:

High interest rates are continuing to depress the economy.

to lower the level or amount of something:

This drug helps depress high hormone levels.

(Definición de depress de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

depress en inglés americano

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depressverb [ T ]

us /dɪˈpres/

depress verb [ T ] (CAUSE UNHAPPINESS)

to cause a person to feel unhappy and without hope:

Bad weather depresses a lot of people.
It depresses me to think about it.

depress verb [ T ] (REDUCE)

to reduce the value of something, esp. money, or to reduce the amount of activity in something such as a business operation:

A surplus of corn depressed grain prices.

depress verb [ T ] (PRESS DOWN)

to press down on something:

His finger depressed the stop button.

(Definición de depress de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

depress en inglés de negocios

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depressverb [ T ]

uk /dɪˈpres/ us ECONOMICS

to reduce the level of something:

They maintained that the smoking ban had depressed sales in all their bars.

to reduce the amount of activity in something such as a business, country, or economy:

Fear of unemployment has depressed the housing market.

(Definición de depress de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)