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spin sth off

phrasal verb with spin uk   us   /spɪn/ verb (present participle spinning, past tense spun, past participle UK also span)
  • (COMPANY)

mainly US to ​form a ​separatecompany from ​part of an ​existingcompany: The ​company is ​trying to ​spin off ​part of ​itsbusiness.
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spin sth off

(UK also spin sth out)
phrasal verb with spin uk   us   /spɪn/ verb (spinning, spun, spun, UK also span)
COMMERCE, MARKETING, MANAGEMENT to ​separatepart of a ​company so that it becomes an ​independentbusiness: The ​companyplans to spin off its ​shipbuildingunit by the end of the ​year.spin sth off from/of sth Schacht was the company's first ​CEO when it was spun off from AT&T. CSR was spun out of Cambridge Consultants.spin sth off into sth Management's ​solution was to spin off five of their ​brands into five ​companies.
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(Definition of spin sth off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spin sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 产品, 派生出,衍生出…
in Chinese (Traditional) 產品, 派生出,衍生出…
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