Significado de “swap” - Diccionario inglés

swap en inglés británico

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swapverb [ I or T ]

-pp- alsoUK swop -pp- uk /swɒp/ us /swɑːp/

C1 to give something and be given something else instead:

When you've finished reading your book, and I've finished mine, can we swap?
We swapped addresses with the people we met on holiday.
When he got a job in a bank, he had to swap his jeans and T-shirt for a suit (= he had to wear formal clothes instead of informal ones).
[ + two objects ] I'll swap you my chocolate bar for your peanuts.
We spent the evening swapping (= telling each other) stories/jokes.
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swapnoun [ C ]

UK also swop uk /swɒp/ us /swɑːp/

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

swap en inglés americano

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swapverb [ I/T ]

us /swɑp/ -pp- infml

to exchange one thing for another:

[ T ] The two computers can easily swap data.
swap
noun [ C ] us /swɑp/

They proposed a straight swap of food for tools.

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

swap en inglés de negocios

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swapverb [ T ]

-pp- UK also swop uk /swɒp/ us

FINANCE to exchange one investment for another:

Lenders agreed to swap part of Eurotunnel's £8.8 billion debt for shares.

FINANCE to exchange payments on a loan in one currency for those in another:

The county will swap its variable-rate interest payments for the certainty of a fixed rate payment.

to exchange something you have for something else:

John and Marla agreed to swap offices.
swap sth for sth Most consumers said they wouldn't swap the product for a cheaper own-label brand.
swap sth with sb Do you want to swap seats with me?

swapnoun [ C ]

UK also swop uk /swɒp/ us

FINANCE a situation in which one investment is exchanged for another:

Many investors carry out debt-for-equity swaps.

FINANCE a situation in which payments on a loan in one currency are exchanged for those in another:

A firm that wants a US dollar loan can arrange with a firm that wants a floating rate Yen loan for an interest rate swap.

a situation in which someone exchanges something they have for something else:

Her boss suggested they do a job swap for a day.

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