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vertical disintegrationnoun [U]

uk   us   ECONOMICS, MANAGEMENT
a situation where different parts of an industrial or commercial process are given to different companies to do, where before they were done by only one: The strategy of vertical disintegration can be used to restore competitive advantage as specialized suppliers are better placed to respond to market needs.
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