factor Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “factor” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "factor" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

factornoun [C]

uk   /ˈfæk.tər/  us   /-tɚ/

factor noun [C] (FACT)

B2 a ​fact or ​situation that ​influences the ​result of something: People's ​votinghabits are ​influenced by ​political, ​social and ​economic factors. Heavy ​snow was a contributing factor in the ​accident. Price will be a major/​crucial factor in the ​success of this new ​product. The ​economy is ​regarded as the decisive/​key factor in the ​outcome of the ​election.informal The movie's ​success is ​largelydue to ​its feel-good factor (= ​itsability to make ​peoplefeelhappy).
More examples

factor noun [C] (NUMBER)

specialized mathematics in ​mathematics, any ​wholenumber that is ​produced when you ​divide a ​largernumber by another ​wholenumber: Two, three, four and six are all factors of twelve. a ​particularlevel on some ​systems of ​measurement: a ​windchill factor of -20UK a factor 20 ​suntancreamby a factor of If an ​amountbecomeslarger or ​smaller by a factor of a ​particularnumber, it ​becomes that ​number of ​timeslarger or ​smaller: Cases of ​leukaemia in the ​area near the ​nuclearreactor have ​risen by a factor of four.
(Definition of factor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "factor" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations


 us   /ˈfæk·tər/

factor noun (SITUATION)

[C] a ​fact or ​situation that ​influences a ​result: Economic factors had a lot to do with ​theirdecision to ​sell the ​company.

factor noun (NUMBER)

[C] algebra a ​number or variable (= ​letter or ​symbol) that is being ​multiplied in a product (= ​result of ​multiplying): In 6×3=18, 6 and 3 are factors of the ​product 18. [C] algebra A factor of a ​product is a ​number that the ​product can be ​divided by ​exactly.
(Definition of factor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "factor" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

See all translations

factornoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈfæktər/
one of several things that affects or ​influences a ​situation: Increasing use of ​onlinenewspapers was definitely a contributing factor to the company's ​collapse. a key/significant/​major factor a critical/crucial factor a deciding/decisive factor
(also invoice factor) FINANCE a ​business that ​buys the ​right to ​collectdebts for another ​company and ​charges for ​collecting them: Using a factor can be a good way of getting better cashflow.
the ​amount that a ​number is ​multiplied or ​divided by: a factor of 3/10/75, etc. You should ​reduce your ​finalfigures by a factor of three.
COMMERCE a ​company or ​person that ​sellsgoodsproduced by another ​company using their own ​name, usually for ​payment
the . . . factor something ​special that a ​product, ​idea, ​person, etc. has that makes them ​successful or makes ​peoplenotice them: What's missing from this ​organization is the ​leadership factor. Her latest ​fashioncollection certainly has the wow factor.

factorverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈfæktər/
FINANCE to ​sell the ​right to ​collectpayments and ​debtsowed to your ​company or ​organization to another ​business: How many of their ​operations are factored? Factoring is just one way of ​raisingcapital in the ​shortterm.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of factor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de factor
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“factor” in British English

“factor” in American English

“factor” in Business English

Palabra del día


to get knowledge or skill in a new subject or activity

Palabra del día

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Aprende más 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Aprende más