Definition of 'buoy'
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Buoyed by his success he became more autocratic. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The couple are also buoyed by the outpouring of support they receive from their neighbours. The Sun (2015)That news buoyed banks and insurers across the board. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Good news on the economy has buoyed investor confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Prices are also being buoyed by a lack of properties. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Mining stocks were also buoyed by rising commodity prices. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Business was also buoyed by signs that access to credit is finally improving. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Commodities were buoyed by recovery hopes on both sides of the Atlantic. The Sun (2009)They were also buoyed by the management's belief that prospects beyond next year appear more promising. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Stocks are also being buoyed by a wave of mergers, which has boosted sentiment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Buoyed by the success of their purchases, the twins have decided to make a business of it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Buoyed with the news of a lifetime of good luck, we set out on foot across the arid ochre. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The data buoyed hope that trade will not hamper economic growth as it did in last year's final quarter. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Always buoyed up by hope. American Manhood: Transformations in Masculinity from the Revolution to the Modern Era (1993)Buoyed by her success with the two Afghan women, she vowed not to give up. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If economics were all that mattered, an embarrassment like this would have destroyed the party's hopes rather than buoyed them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Traders were buoyed by a rise in US factory output and a jump in Chinese manufacturing. The Sun (2010)Buoyed by my success with the paintings, I decided to go along in person. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Used Occasionally. buoy is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'buoy'
British English: buoy /bɔɪ; ˈbuːɪ/ NOUN
A buoy is a floating object that shows ships and boats where they can go and warns them of danger.
- American English: buoy
- Arabic: عَوّامَة للإِرْشاد
- Brazilian Portuguese: bóia
- Chinese: 浮标
- Croatian: plovak
- Czech: bóje
- Danish: bøje afmærkning
- Dutch: boei
- European Spanish: boya
- Finnish: poiju
- French: bouée
- German: Boje
- Greek: σημαδούρα
- Italian: boa
- Japanese: ブイ
- Korean: 부표
- Norwegian: bøye
- Polish: boja
- European Portuguese: bóia
- Romanian: baliză
- Russian: буй
- Spanish: boya
- Swedish: boj
- Thai: ทุ่น
- Turkish: şamandıra
- Ukrainian: буй
- Vietnamese: phao
Definition of buoy from the Collins English Dictionary
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