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buoyant
American English: /ˈbɔɪənt/
, /ˈbujənt/
British English: /ˈbɔɪənt/

Translation of buoyant in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1 (able to float)
    Example sentences
    • The most buoyant body parts rise first, leaving the head and limbs to drag behind the chest and abdomen.
    • As H2O builds up, density and viscosity decrease to a stage where the magma may again be sufficiently buoyant and mobile to rise further.
    • As they collect, the raisin becomes increasingly buoyant until it finally rises to the surface of the soda.
    1.2
    (mood/spirits/person)
    Example sentences
    • And judging by the buoyant mood of the cheerful crowds swirling all over the city centre, and day after day of packed events, they were succeeding.
    • Further cause for optimism: the buoyant mood of attendees at a home-builder convention Brozak recently attended.
    • Paul was vital, and sparkling, and buoyant, and cheerful, hopeful, courageous.
    1.3
    (currency)
    (market)
    Example sentences
    • The aim is to make the process as smooth as possible and help increase the succession rate for buoyant businesses.
    • The central bank warned earlier this year that a sudden end to the country's property boom posed one of the most serious risks to the country's buoyant economy and jobs market.
    • The market is very buoyant; all this activity appears to suggest that it is a good time to sell and a good time to buy.

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