Business Word/Phrase of the Day

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放样
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18 Jan 2021

steɪk

名词

  • 业务的比例,一个人投资英寸
例句: 他在该公司持有20%的股权
 

STAGNATE stægneɪ

17 Jan 2021

Verb

  • to not grow or develop.
Example Sentence: Property sales in villages near the factory have stagnated.
 

SLOWDOWN sloʊˌdaʊn

16 Jan 2021

Noun

  • when something becomes less active and less is produced.
Example Sentence: They forecast a slowdown in UK economic growth.
 

SHORE UP ʃɔr ʌp

15 Jan 2021

Phrasal Verb

  • to make a system or organisation stronger and less likely to fail.
Example Sentence: The president has promised to shore up the economy.
 

SALES FORECAST seylz fɔrˌkæst

14 Jan 2021

Noun

  • a prediction of how you expect sales to change in the future.
Example Sentence: The company lowered it sales forecast for the third quarter.
 

SALES FORCE seɪlz fɔrs

13 Jan 2021

Noun

  • all the people who sell for a company.
Example Sentence: The company is hoping to expand its sales force.
 

REVAMP riˈvæmp

12 Jan 2021

Verb

  • to change something in order to make it better and more modern.
Example Sentence: The company plans to revamp all its outlets over the coming year.
 

零售店
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11 Jan 2021

riteɪlaʊtlɛt

名词

  • 一个产品出售给公众的地方。
例句: 他们有美国,欧洲和亚洲各地的零售网点
 

RESTRUCTURE riˈstrʌktʃər

10 Jan 2021

Verb

  • to make changes to the organisation of a company.
Example Sentence: The new owner plans to restructure the failing car maker.
 

不景气
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09 Jan 2021

rɪsɛʃən

名词

  • 一段时间的经济衰退和降低消耗的。
例句: 20世纪80年代的繁荣后,英国经济陷入衰退。
 

RECEIVABLES rɪˈsivəbəls

08 Jan 2021

Noun

  • money that a business expects to receive.
Example Sentence: The company generates roughly $400 million in receivables annually.
 

RAISE CAPITAL reɪz kæpɪtl

07 Jan 2021

Verb

  • to try to get money for a business venture.
Example Sentence: The factory was sold to raise capital.
 

有利可图
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06 Jan 2021

prɒfɪtəbəl

形容词

  • 赚钱或有可能使未来钱。
例句: 赚钱的行业是那些难以进入。
 

PARENT COMPANY pɛərənt kʌmpəni

05 Jan 2021

Noun

  • a company that owns control of one or more subsidiary companies.
Example Sentence: It is the parent company of several publishing firms.
 

间接费用
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04 Jan 2021

oʊvərhɛds

名词

  • 定期缴纳的费用时,你运行你的业务,如电力的成本,暖气,电话帐单等
例句: 由于我们的工人下岗新的半管理费用一直是我们的历史低点。
 
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