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Significado de “lower” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "lower" - Diccionario Inglés

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lowerverb [T]

uk   /ˈləʊ.ər/  us   /ˈloʊ.ɚ/
  • lower verb [T] (MOVE)

B2 to move something into a low position: They lowered the coffin into the grave. Heavily pregnant by now, she lowered herself carefully into the chair. He lowered his eyes (= looked down) in embarrassment when he saw me.

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  • lower verb [T] (REDUCE)

B2 to reduce something: Interest rates have been lowered again. Boil for five minutes, then lower the heat and simmer for half an hour. Please lower your voice (= speak more quietly).
to make something worse than it was before: a lowering of standardshumorous Dale lowered the tone of the evening (= made it less socially acceptable) by telling a dirty joke.

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loweradjective

uk   /ˈləʊ.ər/  us   /ˈloʊ.ɚ/
positioned below one or more similar things, or of the bottom part of something: the lower deck of a ship Her lower lip trembled as if she were about to cry. I've got a pain in my lower (= the bottom part of my) back.
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(Definition of lower from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "lower" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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lowerverb

 us   /ˈloʊ·ər/
  • lower verb (SMALLER THAN USUAL)

[I/T] to reduce something, or to become less: [T] They lowered the asking price of their house. [T] Please lower your voice (= speak more softly).
  • lower verb (NOT HIGH)

[T] to let or bring someone or something down, or make something less high: She lowered the blinds to block out the afternoon sun.
(Definition of lower from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "lower" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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lowerverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈləʊər/
to reduce the level, price, etc. of something: lower costs/rates/prices There was growing pressure on banks to lower interest rates and ease the availability of credit. Landmark legislation requires California to lower greenhouse gas emissions by 25% by 2020. He accused universities of lowering standards in order to raise income.
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(Definition of lower from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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