Translation of flotation in Spanish:

flotation

Pronunciation: /fləʊˈteɪʃən/

n

  • 1 countable/numerable (of company) salida (f) a Bolsa, admisión (f) a cotización en Bolsa; (of shares) emisión (f)
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    • 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/no numerable [Nautical/Náutica] flotación (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) flotation bag/device flotador (masculine) flotation collar [Aerospace/Espacio] flotador (masculine) de la cápsula espacial
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    • 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.

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