Significado de “milk” - en el Diccionario Inglés

milk en inglés británico

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milknoun [ U ]

uk /mɪlk/ us /mɪlk/

A1 the white liquid produced by cows, goats, and sheep and used by humans as a drink or for making butter, cheese, etc.:

a glass/carton of milk
cow's/goat's milk
a milk bottle

the white liquid produced by women and other female mammals as food for their young:

Breast/Mother's milk is the best nourishment for a baby.

the white liquid produced by some plants and trees:

coconut milk

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milkverb

uk /mɪlk/ us /mɪlk/

milk verb (GET MONEY/INFORMATION)

[ T ] disapproving to get as much money or information out of someone or something as possible, often in an unfair or dishonest way:

The directors milked the company of several million dollars.

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

milk en inglés americano

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milknoun [ U ]

us /mɪlk/

the white liquid produced esp. by cows which people drink:

cookies and milk

Milk is also the white liquid produced by female mammals as food for their young:

Breast milk is the best nourishment for a baby.

The white liquid obtained from some plants is also called milk:

coconut milk

milkverb [ T ]

us /mɪlk/

To milk something or someone is to get as much from that thing or person as possible:

The newspapers milked the story dry.

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

milk en inglés de negocios

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milkverb [ T ]

uk /mɪlk/ us disapproving

to get as much money or information from someone or something as possible or as much advantage from a situation as possible:

milk sb for sth The supermarket has been accused of milking suppliers for as much money as they can.
If the press hear about this, they will milk the story for weeks.

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