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DIYnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌdiː.aɪˈwaɪ/
abbreviation fordo-it-yourself: the ​activity of ​decorating or ​repairingyourhome, or making things for ​yourhome yourself, ​rather than ​paying someone ​else to do it for you: a DIY ​enthusiast a DIY ​project

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(Definition of DIY from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"DIY" in Business English

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DIYnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌdiːaɪˈwaɪ/ UK
abbreviation for do-it-yourself: the ​activity of decorating or ​repairing your ​home, or making things for your ​home yourself, rather than ​paying someone else to do it for you: buildingmaterials and DIY ​products the DIY ​business/​market/​sector a DIY ​chain/​retailer/​superstore

DIYadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌdiːaɪˈwaɪ/
abbreviation for do-it-yourself: done or made without ​paying someone else to do it: This ​software is ideal for ​smallbusinesses who do DIY ​accounts.
(Definition of DIY from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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