Significado de “jolt” - en el Diccionario Inglés

jolt en inglés británico

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joltverb

uk /dʒəʊlt/ us /dʒoʊlt/

joltnoun [ C ]

uk /dʒəʊlt/ us /dʒoʊlt/

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

jolt en inglés americano

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joltverb [ T ]

us /dʒoʊlt/

to cause something or someone to move suddenly and violently, or to surprise someone in an unpleasant way:

I was jolted out of bed by the earthquake.
He was jolted by the sight of bodies lying in the lobby.

joltnoun [ C ]

us /dʒoʊlt/

a sudden, violent movement or force, or a large and unpleasant surprise:

jolts of electricity
She bumped into him, and the jolt sent his books to the ground.
Jack realized with a jolt of fear that he was helpless.

(Definición de jolt del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

jolt en inglés de negocios

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joltnoun [ C ]

uk /dʒəʊlt/ us

an unexpected event that makes prices, levels of activity, etc. change suddenly:

a jolt to sth Following the jolt to markets caused by fears about higher inflation, traders remain cautious.
get/receive/suffer a jolt

joltverb [ T ]

uk /dʒəʊlt/ us

to make prices, levels of activity, etc. change suddenly:

Rising oil prices and the continued slump in the housing market combined to jolt consumer confidence.
be jolted by sth Global markets have been jolted by the half point rise in US interest rates.

(Definición de jolt del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)