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Significado de “watershed” - Diccionario Inglés

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watershednoun

uk   /ˈwɔː.tə.ʃed/ us   /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ.ʃed/
  • watershed noun (BIG CHANGE)

[S] an event or period that is important because it represents a big change in how people do or think about something: The year 1969 was a watershed in her life - she changed her career and remarried.
  • watershed noun (HIGH GROUND)

[C] specialized geography an area of high ground from which water flows down to a river
(Definition of watershed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "watershed" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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watershednoun

us   /ˈwɔ·t̬ərˌʃed, ˈwɑt̬·ər-/
  • watershed noun (BIG CHANGE)

[U] an event or period that is important because it represents a big change and the start of new developments: a watershed event/moment The discovery of penicillin was a watershed in the history of medicine.
  • watershed noun (AREA)

earth science [C] a high area of land where rain collects, some of it flowing down to supply rivers, lakes, etc., at lower levels
(Definition of watershed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "watershed" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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watershednoun [S]

uk   /ˈwɔːtəʃed/ us  
an event or period that is important because it represents a big change in how people do or think about something: a watershed for sth/sb The buyout was hailed on Wall Street as a watershed for private equity.a watershed in sth/sb The pay agreement was a watershed in the development of the company's labour relations system.
the watershed
in Britain, the time in the evening, usually 9 pm, after which television programmes that are not suitable for children can be shown: The script censors say which words can be used before the watershed.
watershed
adjective [before noun]
Last year witnessed a watershed change for American business.
(Definition of watershed from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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