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Significado de “pool” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "pool" - Diccionario Inglés

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poolnoun

uk   /puːl/  us   /puːl/
  • pool noun (LIQUID)

B2 [C] a ​smallarea of usually still ​water: We ​looked for ​crabs in the rock pools along the seashore.
B2 [C] a ​smallamount of ​liquid on a ​surface: a pool of ​blood/​oilfigurative a pool of ​light
A2 [C] a swimming pool : I ​spent most of my ​holidaylying/​sunbathing by the pool.

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  • pool noun (COLLECTION)

[C] a ​number of ​people or a ​quantity of a ​particular thing, such as ​money, ​collected together for ​shared use by several ​people or ​organizations: Patrick ​crashed a Ford that he'd ​borrowed from the car pool at ​work. As ​unemploymentrises, the pool of ​cheaplabourincreases.

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  • pool noun (MONEY)

[C] in some ​cardgames, an ​amount of ​money that is ​collected from all the ​players and ​received by the ​player who ​wins the ​game
[C] US the ​moneyrisked by a ​number of ​people on the ​result of a ​game or ​event: a ​baseball/​football/​hockey pool the ​office pool Who ​won the pool?
the pools [plural] (also football pools) UK
a ​type of gambling in which ​peoplerisk a ​smallamount of ​money and ​try to ​guess the ​results of ​footballgamescorrectly and ​win a lot of ​money: They do the pools every ​week.
  • pool noun (GAME)

B1 [U] a ​game in which two ​people use cues (= ​long, ​thinpoles) to ​hit 16 ​colouredballs into six ​holes around the ​edge of a ​largetablecovered in ​softcloth: a pool ​table/​room/​hallmainly US informal Do you ​want to shoot (= ​play) some pool?
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poolverb [T]

uk   /puːl/  us   /puːl/
(Definition of pool from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "pool" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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poolnoun

 us   /pul/
  • pool noun (LIQUID)

[C] a ​smallarea of usually still ​water, or a ​smallamount of ​liquid: pools of ​water in the ​gutter a pool of ​blood
[C] A pool is also a ​swimming pool.
  • pool noun (COLLECTION)

[C] an ​amount of ​money or a ​number of ​people or things ​collected together for ​shared use by several ​people or ​organizations: Their ​profits get ​plowed back into a pool to ​pay subscribers’ ​claims.
[C] A pool is also the ​totalamount of ​money risked by ​people on the ​result of a ​cardgame or ​sportsevent: an ​officeSuperBowl pool
  • pool noun (GAME)

[U] a ​gameplayed by two or more ​people in which a ​cue (= ​long, round ​stick) is used to ​hit a ​whiteball against other ​balls in ​order to ​roll them into one of six ​holes around the ​edge of a ​specialtable: a pool ​table

poolverb [T]

 us   /pul/
to ​combineyourmoney with ​money from a ​number of other ​people for ​shared use: The ​kids pooled ​theirmoney to ​buytheirparentsplanetickets.
(Definition of pool from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "pool" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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poolnoun

uk   us   /puːl/
a ​quantity of a particular thing or ​money that is ​collected and used by different ​people or ​organizations: You can ​buyshares directly via a ​stockbroker or ​invest in a pool of ​sharesrun by a ​professionalfundmanager. You can use a ​car from the car pool for your ​trip.
WORKPLACE, HR a ​number of ​people who are ​available to ​work when needed: We are ​creating a pool of ​workers who are ​willing and able to ​fill such ​positions. Many ​companies are considering ​outsourcing some of their ​operations in ​order to ​tap into a ​cheaper pool of ​labour.
INSURANCE a ​group of ​insurancecompanies that ​work together to ​provideinsurance for something that a ​singleinsurancecompany cannot ​provideinsurance for alone: a ​high-riskinsurance pool

poolverb [T]

uk   us   /puːl/
to ​share something such as ​money, ​information, etc. so that it can be used by several different ​people or ​groups: The countries ​agreed to pool ​resources for ​defencepurposes. They pool ​money from thousands of different ​investors and put it into a wide ​range of ​companies. pool ​experience/​knowledge/​talents
(Definition of pool from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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