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Significado de “dip” - Diccionario Inglés

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dipverb

uk   us   /dɪp/ (-pp-)

dip verb (PUT INTO LIQUID)

B2 [T] to put something into a ​liquid for a ​shorttime: Dip the ​fish in the ​batter, then ​drop it into the ​hotoil. She dipped her ​toe into the ​pool to ​see how ​cold it was. [T] to put ​sheep for a ​shorttime into a ​container of ​liquidcontainingchemicals that ​killharmfulinsects on the sheep's ​bodies
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dip verb (DROP)

B2 [I] to go down to a ​lowerlevel: As you ​turn the ​corner, the ​road dips ​suddenly. The ​sun dipped below the ​horizon. House ​prices dipped in the first three ​months of the ​year. [T] UK to make the ​beam from the ​lights at the ​front of a ​vehiclepoint down: You'll ​dazzleoncomingdrivers if you don't dip ​yourheadlights.

dipnoun

uk   us   /dɪp/

dip noun (LIQUID)

[C or U] a ​cold, ​thicksauce that you ​eat by dipping ​pieces of ​uncookedvegetable or ​biscuits, etc. into it [C usually singular] a ​quickswim: a dip in the ​sea/​pool [C or U] a ​specialliquid used for ​cleaning, etc.: a ​silver dip sheep dip

dip noun (DROP)

[C usually singular] a ​part of something that is at a ​lowerlevel or a ​movement to a ​lowerlevel: a dip in the ​road a ​sudden dip intemperature

dip noun (QUICK LOOK)

[C usually singular] a ​shorttimespentconsidering a ​subject: We ​beginour dip intolocalhistory by ​examining the town's ​origins.
(Definition of dip from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "dip" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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dipverb

 us   /dɪp/ (-pp-)

dip verb (PUT INTO LIQUID)

[T] to put something ​briefly into a ​liquid: He dipped his ​doughnut in the ​coffee.

dip verb (DROP)

[I] to go down to a ​lowerlevel; ​become less or ​lower: Beans and ​lettuce may ​suffer if ​temperatures dip below ​freezing. Stock ​marketprices dipped ​slightly, ​losing four ​points.
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dipnoun

 us   /dɪp/

dip noun (DROP)

[C usually sing] a ​smalldrop in the ​amount or ​level of something: After the ​yellowhouse, there’s a dip in the ​road.

dip noun (FOOD)

[C] a ​thicksauce you can put ​crackers, ​rawvegetables, etc., into before ​eating them. [C] A dip is also a ​quickswim: He took a dip in the ​pool.
(Definition of dip from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "dip" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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dipverb [I]

uk   us   /dɪp/ (-pp-)
to go down to a ​lowerlevel, often by a ​smallamount or for a ​shorttime: Houseprices are likely to dip in the first three months of the ​year.dip from sth to sth Employment ​gains dipped from 2.6% to only 1.7%. Group ​sales dipped by 4% last ​quarter.
dip a/your toe into sth to ​start very carefully to do or become involved in something that you are not ​experienced at: Ordinary ​investors need to ​feel they are getting a good ​deal when they dip their toes into the ​stockmarket. If you are ​keen to dip your toes into ​Europeanfunds, there are a ​number to choose from.
dip into your pocket informal to ​spend some of your ​money on something: She ​admitted that she had been ​forced to dip into her own ​pocket to make up a ​fundingshortfall.
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dipnoun [C]

uk   us   /dɪp/
a ​reduction in something, or the fact of something ​moving to a ​lowerlevel: The dip in revenue does not ​mean the industry's several-year ​winningstreak is coming to an end. The ​newspaper is ​reporting the third ​straight monthly dip in ​advertising.suffer/experience a dip Nearly all of our ​members have ​experienced a dip in their ​business this ​year. a ​sharp/slight dip
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(Definition of dip from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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