Meaning of “barrier to exit” in the English Dictionary

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"barrier to exit" in Business English

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barrier to exitnoun [ C ]

uk us plural barriers to exit also exit barrier

COMMERCE, ECONOMICS something, such as official rules or high costs, that makes it difficult for a person or company to leave a particular type of business:

Capital markets are perfect in that there are no barriers to exit or entry and information is freely available to all.

COMMERCE something that makes it difficult for a customer to stop using a particular product or service, or for someone to leave their job:

(Definition of “barrier to exit” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)