Significado de “vault” - Diccionario inglés

vault en inglés británico

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vaultnoun [ C ]

uk /vɒlt/ us /vɑːlt/

vault noun [ C ] (ARCH)

a type of arch that supports a roof or ceiling, especially in a church or public building, or a ceiling or roof supported by several of these arches

vaultverb

uk /vɒlt/ us /vɑːlt/

[ I usually + adv/prep, T ] to jump over something by first putting your hands on it or by using a pole:

He vaulted over the gate.
She vaulted the wall and kept running.
He has vaulted 6.02 m in indoor competitions this year.
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[ T ] formal to move someone or something suddenly to a much more important position:

Last week's changes vaulted the general to the top, over the heads of several of his seniors.

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

vault en inglés americano

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vaultnoun [ C ]

us /vɔlt/

vault noun [ C ] (ARCH)

a type of arch that supports a roof or ceiling, esp. in a church or public building, or a ceiling or roof supported by several of these arches

vault noun [ C ] (ROOM)

a room, esp. in or under the ground floor of a large building, that is used to store things safely:

The museum keeps many of its treasures in temperature-controlled storage vaults.

In a bank, a vault is where money, jewelry, important documents, etc., are locked for protection.

vaultverb [ I/T ]

us /vɔlt/

vault verb [ I/T ] (JUMP)

to jump over something:

[ I/T ] He vaulted (over) the gate.

To vault is also to move someone suddenly to a much higher or more important position:

[ T ] The speech vaulted him into the national spotlight.

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

vault en inglés de negocios

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vaultnoun [ C ]

uk /vɔːlt/ us

a room with thick walls and a strong door, which is used to safely store money, valuable things, etc.:

Buyers often store gold in a bank vault.
The storage vaults will be able to store 100,000 metric tons of gas.

vaultverb

uk /vɔːlt/ us

[ T ] to move someone suddenly to a more important position:

His impressive fundraising vaulted him into the top tier of candidates.

[ I ] to move suddenly to a higher level or a more important position:

vault to sth In June, gasoline vaulted 3.01 cents to 66.04 cents a gallon.
vault into sth Can these small firms vault into the big league?

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