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Significado de “drift” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "drift" - Diccionario Inglés

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driftverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   /drɪft/ us   /drɪft/
C2 to move slowly, especially as a result of outside forces, with no control over direction: No one noticed that the boat had begun to drift out to sea. A mist drifted in from the marshes. After the band stopped playing, people drifted away in twos and threes.figurative The talk drifted aimlessly from one subject to another.

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driftnoun

uk   /drɪft/ us   /drɪft/
(Definition of drift from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "drift" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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driftverb [I]

us   /drɪft/
  • drift verb [I] (MOVE)

to move slowly, esp. as a result of outside forces, with no control over direction: He stopped rowing and let the boat drift.
Someone or something that drifts changes in a gradual way that seems to be controlled by outside forces: I finally drifted off to sleep.

driftnoun

us   /drɪft/
  • drift noun (MEANING)

[U] the general meaning or message of something said or written: After a minute I caught his drift and grinned back.
  • drift noun (MOVE)

[C] a gradual change that seems to be controlled by outside forces: Many people experience a drift toward more conservative politics as they get older.
[C] A drift is also a pile of something that is made larger by the force of the wind: The state police closed the highway because of deep snow drifts.
(Definition of drift from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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driftverb [I]

uk   /drɪft/ us  
FINANCE to slowly go up or down in value with no particular control over direction: drift lower/down/downwards The airline's shares drifted down 15 cents at $5.80. drift higher/up

driftnoun [S or U]

uk   /drɪft/ us  
FINANCE a slow change in value, with no particular control over direction: an upward/downward drift in sth The downward drift in copper prices looks set to continue.
a slow development or change from one situation to another: drift away from sth The company is not seeing evidence of any drift away from its premium brands.drift to/toward sth There has been general unease about the drift toward a culture of selling, marketing, and consumerism.
a slow movement from one place to another: a drift from sth to sth The population drift from the cities to the suburbs adds significantly to car use.
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(Definition of drift from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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