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diversify

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verb di·ver·si·fy \də-ˈvər-sə-ˌfī, dī-\

Simple Definition of diversify

  • : to change (something) so that it has more different kinds of people or things

  • : to produce or sell more kinds of products : to increase the variety of goods or services produced or offered by (someone or something)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of diversify

diversified

diversifying

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make diverse :  give variety to <diversify a course of study>

  3. 2 :  to balance (as an investment portfolio) defensively by dividing funds among securities of different industries or of different classes

  4. 3 :  to increase the variety of the products of <diversify a business>

  5. intransitive verb
  6. 1 :  to produce variety

  7. 2 :  to engage in varied operations

diversification

play \-ˌvər-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

diversifier

play \-ˈvər-sə-ˌfī(-ə)r\ noun

Examples of diversify in a sentence

  1. The country is diversifying its energy sources.

  2. farmers who want to diversify their crops

  3. The new CEO's chief aim is to diversify the company.

  4. The company needs to diversify.

  5. Many publishing companies have diversified into online services.



15th Century

First Known Use of diversify

15th century


DIVERSIFY Defined for Kids

diversify

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verb di·ver·si·fy \də-ˈvər-sə-ˌfī, dī-\

Definition of diversify for Students

diversified

diversifying

  1. :  to change to include many different things <The cafeteria has diversified its menu choices.>




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