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swot

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishswotswot1 /swɒt $ swɑːt/ noun [countable]  British English informalSCLTRUE someone who spends too much time studying and seems to have no other interests – used to show disapprovalswotty adjective
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swotIn Annie's own youth Ruth would have been a swot in suburbia.At school I certainly wasn't a swot, but I wasn't a layabout, either.Everyone else in the class hated him because they thought he was a real swot.
swotswot2 verb (swotted, swotting) [intransitive]  British English informalWORK HARD to study a lot in a short time, especially for an examination syn reviseswot for students swotting for exams swot up→ See Verb table
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swotHe's sure to pass - he's been swotting away for months.I was too busy swotting for my exams to be much interested in girls.So I strongly advise you to swot it up when you get home tonight.Select one topical current affairs issue each week and swot up on it from newspapers and magazines.Teachers spend their breaks preparing lesson plans, and their evenings swotting up on jargon.This in turn means swotting up on the subject, going on fact-finding missions and meeting politicians and organisers.For students from the United States, life at Oxford requires more than just swotting up on their chosen subjects.
SWOTSWOT /swɒt $ swɑːt/ noun [uncountable]  (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) a system for examining the way a company is run or the way someone works, in order to see what the good and bad features are a SWOT analysis
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SWOTThis is also known as a SWOT analysis.It is impossible to make a technical distinction between strategic planning and business planning: both use techniques such as SWOT analysis.Strategic planners use techniques such as SWOT analysis.SWOT analysisThis is also known as a SWOT analysis.It is impossible to make a technical distinction between strategic planning and business planning: both use techniques such as SWOT analysis.Strategic planners use techniques such as SWOT analysis.
From Longman Business DictionarySWOTSWOT /swɒtswɑːt/ nounHUMAN RESOURCESCOMMERCE strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats; a system for examining a business plan, the way a company is run etc, to see what the good and bad points areBefore producing a business development plan, it may be helpful to carry out aSWOT analysis.
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Verb table
swot
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyswot
he, she, itswots
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyswotted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave swotted
he, she, ithas swotted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad swotted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill swot
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have swotted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam swotting
he, she, itis swotting
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you, we, theyare swotting
Past
I, he, she, itwas swotting
you, we, theywere swotting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been swotting
he, she, ithas been swotting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been swotting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be swotting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been swotting
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