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underwater

Saltos de línea: under|water
Pronunciación: /ʌndəˈwɔːtə
 
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Definición de underwater en inglés:

adjetivo& adverbio

1Situated, occurring, or done beneath the surface of the water: [as adjective]: there are underwater volcanoes in the region [as adverb]: the seal spent a lot of time underwater
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We clambered out of the water after some serious underwater rock climbing.
  • Well, in a landscape so void of life above water, the underwater contrast is huge.
  • And if you go in for underwater photography, take three times as much film as you think you need.
Sinónimos
2chiefly US Relating to or denoting a loan with a balance that exceeds the current market value of the loan: [as adjective]: an epidemic of underwater mortgages [as adverb]: those who bought new pads in the mid-eighties were underwater for more than a decade
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • As many as one in six homeowners are currently what's known as underwater.
  • Do you know that in Nevada 70 percent of the home mortgages are underwater?
  • "We know lots of mortgage loans are underwater," he says, describing the situation where the value of collateral has fallen below the principal balance of a loan.

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