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cannibalizeverb [T]

UK usually cannibalise uk   /ˈkæn.ɪ.bəl.aɪz/ us   /ˈkæn.ə.bəl.aɪz/
(Definition of cannibalize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cannibalizeverb [T]

UK also cannibalise uk   /ˈkænɪbəlaɪz/ us  
MARKETING, COMMERCE to cause a reduction in the sales of an existing product or service by starting to sell a new product or service: They hope to sell 5 million of their new game machines, but those sales will cannibalize the sales of their last product.
PRODUCTION to take parts from a machine or vehicle to make or repair another machine or vehicle: Trucks have been cannibalized to keep others running.
cannibalization
noun [U] UK also cannibalisation
All newspapers today suffer from cannibalization, whereby sales of physical copies are undermined by their own online versions.
(Definition of cannibalize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cannibalize”
in Chinese (Simplified) 拆用, 拼修, 拼配…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拆用, 拼修, 拼配…
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“cannibalize” in Business English

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