floating
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floating(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (suspended in liquid)
a. flotante
We couldn't see the bottom of the lake because of all the floating algae and seaweed.No se podía ver el fondo del lago por culpa de todas las algas flotantes.
2. (finance)
a. flotante
He was fired for misappropriating funds we used to pay the company's floating debt.Fue despedido por malversar los fondos que usamos para pagar las deudas flotantes de la empresa.
b. circulante
They allocated their floating capital to paying wages and other overhead expenses.Asignaron su activo circulante a pagar sueldos y otros gastos generales.
3. (unsettled)
a. flotante
An unstable economy and constant poverty gave rise to a large floating population in the area.Una economía inestable y la pobreza constante dieron paso a una gran población flotante en el área.
b. indeciso (politics)
As it turns out, the floating vote will be the one to determine the winner of this election.Como sucede, el voto indeciso será el que determine el ganador de estas elecciones.
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floating
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (object, exchange rate)
a. flotante
2. (population)
a. fluctuante, flotante
3. (politics)
a. indeciso(a) (voter)
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floating [ˈfləʊtɪŋ]
adjective
[+object, assets, currency, debt, dock] flotante; (Britain) [+voter] indeciso
the floating vote el voto de los indecisos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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