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/

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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.

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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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