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external analysisnoun [C or U]

uk   us   ECONOMICS
the ​examination by a ​company of the things outside the ​company, such as the ​economy, the ​competition, and new ​opportunities, that might affect its ​success: In this ​article we ​present an ​externalanalysis of the ​clothingindustry in this country.
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