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Significado de “mothball” - Diccionario Inglés

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mothballnoun

uk   /ˈmɒθ.bɔːl/  us   /ˈmɑːθ.bɑːl/

mothballverb [T]

uk   /ˈmɒθ.bɔːl/  us   /ˈmɑːθ.bɑːl/
to stop work on an idea, plan, or job, but leaving it in such a way that you can start on it again at some point in the future: Six coal mines were mothballed in the hope that they could be reopened in a time of better economic conditions.
(Definition of mothball from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "mothball" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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mothballnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɔθˌbɔl/
(Definition of mothball from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "mothball" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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mothballverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈmɒθbɔːl/
to stop using a factory, building, etc., but leave it in a condition that allows you to use it again in the future: The factory was mothballed two years ago.
mothballing
noun [U]
The local community were told about the mothballing of the power plant.
(Definition of mothball from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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