I. noun Etymology: English dialect, sweat, from Middle English swot, from Old English swāt — more at sweat Date: 1850 British grind 2b II. intransitive verb (swotted; swotting) Date: circa 1860 British grind 4

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  • Swot — may refer to: * Swot, British slang for a studious scholar, often used derisively * Swot, British slang for cramming: I have to swot up (on) Greek myths for my History exam tomorrow. *SWOT analysis a strategic planning tool used to evaluate the… …   Wikipedia

  • SWOT — [swɒt ǁ swɑːt] noun HUMAN RESOURCES COMMERCE 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 are: • Before producing a business development… …   Financial and business terms

  • SWOT — [swɔt US swa:t] n [U] 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 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • swot — swot·ter; swot; …   English syllables

  • swot — Brit. informal, derogatory ► VERB (swotted, swotting) (also swot up) ▪ study intensively. ► NOUN ▪ a person who spends a lot of time studying. DERIVATIVES swotty adjective. ORIGIN dial …   English terms dictionary

  • swot — [ swat ] verb intransitive BRITISH INFORMAL to study very hard, especially for an examination …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • swot — swot1 [swät] vi., n. swotted, swotting alt. sp. of SWAT swot2 [swät] [Brit. Informal] Brit. Informal vi., vt. swotted, swotting [dial. var. of SWEAT] to study hard; cram: often used with up …   English World dictionary

  • SWOT — Le terme SWOT employé dans l expression, analyse SWOT ou matrice SWOT, est un acronyme dérivé de l anglais : pour S trengths (forces), W eaknesses (faiblesses), O pportunities (opportunités), T hreats (menaces). Son équivalent en français… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • SWOT — Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt bedarf einer Überarbeitung. Näheres ist auf der Diskussionsseite angegeben. Hilf mit, ihn zu verbessern, und entferne anschließend diese Markierung. Die SWOT Analyse (engl. Akronym für Strengths (Stärken), Weaknesses …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • swot — I [[t]swɒt[/t]] v. t. swot•ted, swot•ting, n. swat swot′ter, n. II swot [[t]swɒt[/t]] v. swot•ted, swot•ting, n. Brit. Slang. 1) brit. to study or work hard 2) brit. a student who studies hard; grind • Etymology: 1840–50; dial. var. of sweat …   From formal English to slang

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