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barrier to exitnoun [C]

uk   us   (plural barriers to exit) (also exit barrier)
COMMERCE, ECONOMICS something, such as ​officialrules 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: Most ​freeinternetserviceprovidersprovide few or no ​barriers to ​exit for ​subscribers.
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