Significado de “spur” - en el Diccionario Inglés

spur en inglés británico

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spurverb [ T ]

uk /spɜːr/ us /spɝː/ -rr-

spurnoun [ C ]

uk /spɜːr/ us /spɝː/

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

spur en inglés americano

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spurverb [ T ]

us /spɜr/ -rr-

spur verb [ T ] (ENCOURAGE)

to encourage an activity or development, or to cause something to develop faster:

The huge new factory spurred economic growth in the entire region.

Phrasal verb(s)

spurnoun [ C ]

us /spɜr/

spur noun [ C ] (SHARP OBJECT)

a sharp metal object sticking out of a U-shaped device that is attached to the heel of a boot and used by a rider to encourage a horse to go faster

spur noun [ C ] (ENCOURAGEMENT)

something that encourages an activity or development or makes it develop faster:

The team's win on Saturday will be a spur to even greater effort this season.

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