Definition of 'mount'
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Inside the house much offence was taken and many high horses mounted. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The pressure mounted for the home side as the match wore on. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Human limits are tested when any team mounts a campaign on two big fronts at home and abroad. The Sun (2016)So there is mounting concern at the top of government about how close to meltdown the prison system is. The Sun (2016)The report also said that readily available malicious code kits made it easy for relatively inexperienced hackers to mount attacks. Computing (2010)They certainly would not mount that ludicrous defence for a Tory. The Sun (2016) Pressure has mounted on Italy in recent weeks as the country has been without a stable government. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then there was his reaction to each of the four convincing attacks which Leicester mounted in the game. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This expected slowdown appears to be largely due to mounting affordability pressures, which have increasingly constrained housing demand. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Meanwhile he had gone outside again and mounted his horse and thrown off the cloak. Fairy Tales (1812)Maybe we should mount that skunk defence after all. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Wulfgar and his mount came crashing after. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEHe said that the party had proved its ability to do well without mounting a conventional campaign. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She predicted the two men would cut a deal rather than mount rival bids. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Concerns are now mounting that history is set to repeat itself. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He calmly mounted his horse and continued on with his campaign. Christianity Today (2000)Investors had hoped to mount a rescue bid. The Sun (2011)His lawyers have argued that his injuries and incarceration make it almost impossible to mount a credible defence. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The only reason the police were able to mount that operation was that they had the numbers to do so. The Sun (2012)If you are thinking of taking on your bank we advise opening a new account elsewhere before mounting your challenge. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But the pressure continued to mount. America Past and Present (1995)Apart from the exhibitions he has mounted, for what will he be remembered? Times, Sunday Times (2015)At least 250 police officers will be on the city streets and mounted officers have been drafted in. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A court challenge was mounted after one city election. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That crash coincides with mounting pressure for wholesale reform of the training process and a suggestion that the two-year training scheme should be ditched. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Translations for 'mount'
British English: mount /maʊnt/ VERB
To mount a campaign or event means to organize it and make it take place.
The police have mounted a campaign to discourage the use of guns.
- American English: mount
- Arabic: يَقُومُ بِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: organizar
- Chinese: 发起
- Croatian: organizirati
- Czech: rozběhnout kampaň
- Danish: stige
- Dutch: organiseren
- European Spanish: montar subirse
- Finnish: nousta vuorelle, hevosen selkään tms.
- French: monter
- German: besteigen
- Greek: ανέρχομαι
- Italian: montare
- Japanese: のぼる
- Korean: 오르다
- Norwegian: bestige
- Polish: wspiąć się
- European Portuguese: organizar
- Romanian: a organiza
- Russian: провести
- Spanish: montar armar
- Swedish: bestiga
- Thai: ขึ้น ม้า ไต่เขา
- Turkish: tırmanmak
- Ukrainian: організовувати
- Vietnamese: tổ chức
British English: mount NOUN
Mount is used as part of the name of a mountain.
Definition of mount from the Collins English Dictionary
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