free-floating


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free-float·ing

(frē′flō′tĭng)
adj.
1. Not committed or decided.
2. Experienced without an obvious basis or cause: free-floating anxiety.
3. Capable of free movement; not bound.

free-floating

adj
unattached or uncommitted, as to a cause, a party, etc
ˌfree-ˈfloater n

free′-float′ing



adj.
1. lacking an apparent cause, focus, or object; generalized: free-floating anxiety.
2. uncommitted; independent: free-floating voters.
3. capable of relatively free movement.
[1920–25]
Translations

free-floating

[ˌfriːˈfləʊtɪŋ] ADJlibre, que flota libremente

free-floating

adjnicht gebunden, unabhängig; currency, exchange ratefrei konvertierbar

free-floating

[friːˈfləutɪŋ] adj (currency, exchange rate) → fluttuante

free-floating

adj (anxiety, etc.) flotante
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