weighting Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “weighting” - English Dictionary

"weighting" in British English

See all translations

weightingnoun

uk   /ˈweɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /ˈweɪ.t̬ɪŋ/
(Definition of weighting from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"weighting" in Business English

See all translations

weightingnoun

uk   us   /ˈweɪtɪŋ/
[U] HR in the UK, extra money paid to someone because they work in an area where it is expensive to live: The salary of £15,537 increases to £17,778 with London weighting.
[C or U] (also weighting factor [C]) MEASURES a value given to each thing in a group to show its importance when compared with others in the group: Index trackers buy shares in proportion to a company's weighting within a particular market index. Giving each stock equal weighting means that, overall, the fall has been 9.4%. a heavy/high/neutral weighting Different auto insurance companies attach different weighting factors and importance to the deductible.
(Definition of weighting from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of weighting?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“weighting” in Business English

More meanings of “weighting”

A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
by ,
May 24, 2016
by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

Read More 

Word of the Day

shade

to prevent direct light from shining on something

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More