Significado de “featherbed” - en el Diccionario Inglés

featherbed en inglés británico

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featherbedverb [ T ]

uk /ˌfeð.əˈbed/ us /ˌfeð.ɚˈbed/ -dd- UK disapproving

to protect someone, especially a group of workers, too much and make things easy for them

If a government featherbeds an industry, it gives it a lot of help, such as lower taxes, especially so that jobs will not be lost.

noun [ U ] uk /ˌfeð.əˈbed.ɪŋ/ us /ˌfeð.ɚˈbed.ɪŋ/

The taxpayer was forced to fund the featherbedding of a privatized rail company.

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