Business Word/Phrase of the Day

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ESTACA
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18 Jan 2021

steɪk

Substantivo

  • a proporção de um negócio que uma pessoa tem investido dentro
Frase Exemplo: Ele detém uma participação de 20% na empresa.
 

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.
 

Ponto de venda
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11 Jan 2021

riteɪl aʊtlɛt

Substantivo

  • um lugar onde os produtos são vendidos ao público.
Frase Exemplo: Eles têm pontos de venda em toda a América, Europa e Ásia.
 

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.
 

RECESSÃO
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09 Jan 2021

rɪsɛʃən

Substantivo

  • um período de declínio econômico e redução do consumo.
Frase Exemplo: Após o boom dos anos 1980 a economia britânica entrou em recessão.
 

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.
 

RENTÁVEL
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06 Jan 2021

prɒfɪtəbəl

Adjetivo

  • ganhar dinheiro ou susceptíveis de fazer dinheiro no futuro.
Frase Exemplo: As indústrias mais rentáveis ​​são aquelas que são difíceis de entrar.
 

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.
 

OVERHEADS
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04 Jan 2021

oʊvərhɛds

Substantivo

  • os custos que você paga regularmente ao executar o seu negócio, por exemplo, o custo da electricidade, aquecimento, contas de telefone, etc
Frases de exemplo: Desde a nova administração demitiu metade dos nossos trabalhadores nossos custos têm sido uma baixa de todos os tempos.
 

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