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Significado de “purse” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "purse" - Diccionario Inglés

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pursenoun

uk   /pɜːs/ us   /pɝːs/

purseverb [T]

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

Significado de "purse" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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pursenoun [C]

us   /pɜrs/
  • purse noun [C] (BAG)

a bag, often with a handle or a strap going over the shoulder, used esp. by women for carrying money, keys, and small personal items such as makeup; a pocketbook
  • purse noun [C] (AMOUNT OF MONEY)

an amount of money offered as a prize in a sporting competition, or the total amount of money available for spending: Yesterday’s race had a purse worth over $100,000.

purseverb [T]

us   /pɜrs/
  • purse verb [T] (MOVE LIPS)

to bring your lips tightly together so that they form a rounded shape: She pursed her lips and said nothing.
(Definition of purse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "purse" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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pursenoun [C]

uk   /pɜːs/ us   FINANCE
[usually singular] the total amount of money that a person, organization, or government has available to spend: Having a lot of people out of work places a large drain on the public purse. The motor company sought to sell 'a car for every purse'.
an amount of money that is offered as a prize in a sports competition: The sponsorship deal includes a €10,000 purse for the winner of the tournament.
hold/control the purse strings
to be in charge of a family's or organization's money and responsible for deciding what it will be spent on: She is the typical Japanese housewife who controls the family's purse strings.
loosen the purse strings
to spend more money or to allow people to have or spend more money: He might even persuade the board to loosen the purse strings.
tighten the purse strings
to spend less money or to allow people to have or spend less money: When a company needs to tighten the purse strings, outside labor is the first to get cut.
(Definition of purse from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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