boost
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boost(
bust
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (encouragement)
a. el estímulo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I don't think this bill is actually going to give any kind of meaningful boost to the economy.No creo que este proyecto de ley realmente le dará un estímulo significativo a la economía.
The government has a new plan to give a boost to local enterprises.El gobierno tiene un nuevo plan para darle un estímulo a las empresas locales.
b. el aliento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Your words will give him a boost in these difficult times.Tus palabras le servirán de aliento en estos momentos difíciles.
2. (upward thrust)
a. el empujón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He gave me a boost to reach the ledge, and then I pulled him up the cliff.Me dio un empujón para que alcanzara el saliente en la roca, y después yo lo ayudé a subir.
b. el empuje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The financial stimulus package gave the economy a boost.El paquete de estímulos financieros le dio empuje a la economía.
c. el impulso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Give me a boost to see if I can reach the second floor window.Dame un impulso a ver si alcanzo la ventana del segundo piso.
d. la propulsión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(mechanics)
The rocket launcher has a system to minimize the reaction forces during the boost stage.El lanzacohetes tiene un sistema que minimiza la reacción de las fuerzas durante la propulsión.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to foster)
a. estimular
Tourism can boost the economy of less developed regions.El turismo puede estimular la economía de los territorios menos desarrollados.
b. fomentar
Long-term investments are needed to boost agricultural productivity.Se necesitan inversiones a largo plazo para fomentar la productividad agrícola.
c. incrementar
If we don't cut costs or boost sales by 100%, the store will be shut down.Si no reducimos costos o incrementamos las ventas en un 100%, el almacén cerrará.
d. promover
Technology can boost productivity and also improve the quality of a product.La tecnología permite promover la productividad y también mejorar la calidad del producto.
4. (to motivate)
a. levantar
The presence of the Commander in Chief will boost the soldiers' morale.La presencia del comandante en jefe levantará la moral de los soldados.
b. estimular
Your praise will certainly boost her self-esteem.Tus elogios seguramente van a estimular su autoestima.
5. (electricity)
a. elevar
All attempts to boost voltage have failed after the transformer burst.Todos los intentos por elevar el voltaje han fracasado desde que explotó el transformador.
6. (to propel)
a. propulsar
The fuel used to boost the rocket is a very toxic chemical.El combustible utilizado para propulsar el cohete es una sustancia química muy tóxica.
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boost
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of rocket)
a. la propulsión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of economy)
a. el impulso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to give something/somebody a boostdar un impulso a algo/alguien
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (rocket)
a. propulsar
4. (telephone)
a. amplificar (signal)
5. (economy, production)
a. impulsar, estimular
6. (hopes, morale)
a. levantar
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boost [buːst]
noun
1 (encouragement) estímulo (m); aliento (m)
to give a boost to estimular; alentar
2 (upward thrust) (to person) empuje (m); empujón (m); (to rocket) impulso (m); propulsión (f)
transitive verb
1 (increase) [+sales, production] fomentar; incrementar; [+confidence, hopes] estimular
to boost sb's morale levantar la moral a algn
2 (promote) [+product] promover; hacer publicidad de; [+person] dar bombo a
3 (Electricity and Electronics) [+voltage] elevar; [+radio signal] potenciar
4 (Space) propulsar; lanzar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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