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hive sth off

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phrasal verb with hive uk   us   /haɪv/ verb
to ​separate one ​part of a ​company, usually by ​selling it: The ​plan is to ​hive off ​individualcompanies as ​soon as they are ​profitable.
(Definition of hive sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hive sth off

phrasal verb with hive uk   us   /haɪv/ verb [T] UK
to ​separate one ​part of a ​company from the rest of the ​company, usually by ​selling it: It would be a mistake to hive the ​division off to a ​competitor.
(Definition of hive sth off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hive sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指通过出售)分离(公司的某部分)…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指透過出售)分離(公司的某部分)…
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