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environmental scanningnoun [U]

uk   us   (also environmental analysis) WORKPLACE
the ​collection and ​examination by a ​company of ​information about ​events outside the ​company that might affect its future: Your ​research must ​cover your ​suppliers, their ​product characteristics, and other aspects of ​environmentalscanning.
(Definition of environmental scanning from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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