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Significado de “pile” - Diccionario Inglés

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pilenoun

uk   /paɪl/ us   /paɪl/
  • pile noun (AMOUNT)

B1 [C] objects positioned one on top of another: a pile of books a pile of dirty clothes
B1 [C] a mass of something that has been placed somewhere: a large pile of sand
a pile of sth/piles of sth
informal a lot of something: I've got piles/a pile of things to do today.

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  • pile noun (BUILDING)

[C] mainly humorous a large building: They've got a great big Victorian pile somewhere out in the country.
  • pile noun (MEDICAL)

piles [plural] informal
→  haemorrhoids

pileverb

uk   /paɪl/ us   /paɪl/
  • pile verb (OBJECTS)

[I or T, + adv/prep] also pile up to arrange objects into a pile: We piled plenty of logs up next to the fire. Please pile your homework books neatly on the table as you leave. Her plate was piled (high) with salad. Snow had piled up against the walls.

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(Definition of pile from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "pile" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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pilenoun

us   /pɑɪl/
  • pile noun (THINGS)

[C] a number of things lying on top of each other: a pile of newspapers After dinner there is always a pile of dishes to be washed.
[C] infml A pile or piles can also be a lot of something: I’ve got piles of homework.
  • pile noun (SURFACE)

[U] the soft surface of short threads on a carpet (= material for covering a floor) or on some types of cloth: carpets with a deep pile

pileverb

us   /pɑɪl/
  • pile verb (MOVE)

[I always + adv/prep] (of a group of people) to move together, esp. in a way that is not organized: About ten kids piled into the room, all talking at once. Someone yelled "Fire!" and we all piled out into the street.
  • pile verb (THINGS)

[always + adv/prep] to put (things) near or on top of each other, or to collect in this way: [I] Magazines just pile up on my desk at work. [M] I asked her to pile on extra potatoes.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of pile from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "pile" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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pilenoun [C]

uk   /paɪl/ us  
a large amount of something: a pile of cash/money consumers with piles of credit card debt I have piles of paperwork to finish.
at the bottom/top of the pile
at the bottom or top of a group of competing things: Despite a shaky first quarter, the athletic shoe producer has once again emerged at the top of the pile.

pileverb

uk   /paɪl/ us  
pile it high, sell it cheap
COMMERCE said when a store sells large amounts of a product at cheap prices, without spending effort or money on displays, advertising, etc.: The discount grocer is once again thriving at the pile-it-high, sell-it-cheap end of the market.
(Definition of pile from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “pile”
en coreano 더미…
en árabe كَوْمة…
in Malaysian timbunan, bertimbun-timbun…
en francés pile, paquet…
en ruso куча, груда, стопка…
en chino (tradicionál) 數量, 疊, 垛…
en italiano catasta, pila…
en turco yığın, küme…
en polaco stos…
en español montón, pila…
in Vietnamese đống: chồng, số lượng lớn…
en portugués monte, pilha…
in Thai กอง, จำนวนมาก…
en alemán der Haufen…
en catalán munt, pila…
en japonés うず高く積み上げられたもの…
en chino (simplificado) 数量, 摞, 垛…
in Indonesian tumpukan, setumpuk…
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