demerges, demerging, demergedV-ERGIf a large company is demerged or demerges, it is broken down into several smaller companies. [BRIT]
[be V-ed from n] Zeneca was at last demerged from its parent firm, ICI...
[V n] Several informed observers believe his ultimate aim is to demerge the group...
Have you ever wondered why so many companies merge and so few demerge? [Also V n from n]Ant:
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demerge — de‧merge [ˌdiːˈmɜːdʒ ǁ ˈmɜːrdʒ] verb [intransitive, transitive] COMMERCE to make one part of a large company into a separate company: • A plan was announced yesterday to demerge its North American operations. demerger noun [countable] : •… … Financial and business terms
Demerge — De*merge , v. t. [L. demergere.] To plunge down into; to sink; to immerse. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The water in which it was demerged. Boyle. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
demerge — UK [diːˈmɜː(r)dʒ] / US [dɪˈmɜrdʒ] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms demerge : present tense I/you/we/they demerge he/she/it demerges present participle demerging past tense demerged past participle demerged business if a company demerges… … English dictionary
demerge — v.t., demerged, demerging. * * * … Universalium
demerge — verb To separate companies that were formerly combined; to reverse a merger … Wiktionary
demerge — de|merge [di:ˈmə:dʒ US ˈmə:rdʒ] v [I and T] technical to make one part of a large company into a separate company ▪ After the takeover, several subsidiary companies were demerged … Dictionary of contemporary English
demerge — de|merge [ di mɜrdʒ ] verb intransitive or transitive MAINLY BRITISH BUSINESS if a company demerges or is demerged, it is separated from a larger company or is broken into a lot of smaller companies … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
demerge — verb Brit. separate (a company) from another with which it was merged. Derivatives demerger noun … English new terms dictionary
demerge — /di: mɜ:dʒ/ verb to separate a company into several separate parts … Dictionary of banking and finance
demerge — v.t., demerged, demerging … Useful english dictionary