Significado de “straddle” - Diccionario inglés

straddle en inglés británico

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straddleverb [ T ]

uk /ˈstræd.əl/ us /ˈstræd.əl/

to sit or stand with your legs on either side of something:

He pulled on his helmet and straddled the motorbike.

Something that straddles a line, such as a border or river, exists on each side of it or goes across it:

Our farm straddles the railway line.

to combine different styles or subjects:

It's described as a new kind of dance music which straddles jazz and soul.

mainly US disapproving to be unable to decide which of two opinions about a subject is better and so partly support both opinions:

It's not the first time this year that the president has been accused of straddling an issue.

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

straddle en inglés americano

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straddleverb [ T ]

us /ˈstræd·əl/

to have or put your legs on either side of something:

Grace straddled her chair.

To straddle something is also to be unable to decide which of two opinions about something is better, and so to partly support both opinions:

The president has tried to straddle the issue of political fund-raising.

(Definición de straddle de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

straddle en inglés de negocios

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straddlenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈstrædl/ us also strangle FINANCE, STOCK MARKET

a situation in which an investor buys or sells both a call option (= agreement to buy shares at a fixed price before or on a fixed date) and a put option (= agreement to sell shares at an agreed price before or on a particular date):

There is a lower level of initial margin on straddle positions because the daily price movements are likely to be lower than in the individual contracts.
long straddle

a situation in which an investor buys both a call option and a put option on the same shares because they think that there will be a big change in the share price but they do not know if it will go up or down

short straddle

a situation in which an investor sells both a call option and a put option on the same shares because they think that the share price will probably stay the same

(Definición de straddle de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)