Share this entry
American English: /floʊˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /fləʊˈteɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of flotation in Spanish:


  • 1 countable (of company)
    salida (feminine) a Bolsa
    admisión (feminine) a cotización en Bolsa
    Example sentences
    • By contrast with the most recent batch of stockmarket flotations during the dotcom boom, there are no wild valuations this time round.
    • His experience encompasses flotations, secondary offerings, private placements and mergers and acquisitions in Britain and Ireland.
    • Corporate financiers are looking at a dearth of stockmarket flotations this year and expect to rely on companies disposing of non-core businesses and management buyouts to earn a crust.
  • 2 uncountable (Nautical) (before noun) flotation bag/device flotation collar (Aerospace)
    flotador (masculine) de la cápsula espacial
    Example sentences
    • If you do decide to go for the jacket and salopette option, ensure that the trousers are not buoyant and that all the floatation is in the jacket.
    • Because the decking is a solid sheet, providing substantially more flotation, shoes can be smaller and still ride atop the snow like larger wood and lacing snowshoes.
    • Using inflatable toys and a PFD for flotation, participants swim down a stretch of the river.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.