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swot

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[ swot ]
/ swɒt /
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verb (used with object), noun swot·ted, swot·ting,
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OTHER WORDS FROM swot

swotter, noun

Other definitions for swot (2 of 2)

swot2
[ swot ]
/ swɒt /
British Slang.

verb (used without object), swot·ted, swot·ting.
to study or work hard.
noun
a student who studies assiduously, especially to the exclusion of other activities or interests; grind.
hard study or hard work; concentrated effort.

Origin of swot

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First recorded in 1840–50; dialectal variant of sweat
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British Dictionary definitions for swot (1 of 3)

swot1
/ (swɒt) British informal /

verb swots, swotting or swotted
(often foll by up) to study (a subject) intensively, as for an examination; cram
noun
Also called: swotter (ˈswɒtə) a person who works or studies hard
hard work or grind
Also called: swat

Word Origin for swot

C19: dialect variant of sweat (n)

British Dictionary definitions for swot (2 of 3)

swot2
/ (swɒt) /

verb, noun swots, swotting or swotted
a variant of swat 1

British Dictionary definitions for swot (3 of 3)

SWOT

abbreviation for
strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats: an analysis of a product made before it is marketed
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