Significado de “lifeboat” - Diccionario inglés

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lifeboatnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈlaɪf.bəʊt/ us /ˈlaɪf.boʊt/

a large boat that is kept ready to go out and save people who are in danger in the water

a small boat kept on a ship for people to leave in if the ship is not safe or might sink

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

lifeboat en inglés americano

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lifeboatnoun [ C ]

us /ˈlɑɪfˌboʊt/

a large boat that is kept ready to take out to sea and save people who are in danger, or a smaller boat kept on a ship for people to leave in if the ship is not safe or might sink

(Definición de lifeboat de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

lifeboat en inglés de negocios

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lifeboatnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈlaɪfbəʊt/ us

something such as money or a plan that will help people or organizations who risk failing, losing all their money, etc.:

Employers will have to contribute to a new pensions lifeboat.
a political/economic lifeboat

(Definición de lifeboat de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)