Meaning of “graft sth onto sth” in the English Dictionary


"graft sth onto sth" in Business English

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graft sth onto sth

phrasal verb with graft uk /ɡrɑːft/ us verb [ I ]

to try to combine one idea, method, etc. with another, especially when the two things are very different:

The editors attempted to graft new reporting onto previously published articles.
It would be very difficult to graft our company's organizational structure onto a company with a traditional hierarchy.

(Definition of “graft sth onto sth” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)