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diversify

verb uk   /daɪˈvɜː.sɪ.faɪ/ us    /dɪˈvɝː-/
[I] to start to include more different types or things: Millions of years ago, changes in the Earth's climate caused animal and plant life to diversify. [I or T] If a business diversifies, it starts making new products or offering new services: Many wheat farmers have begun to diversify into other forms of agriculture.
diversification
noun [U] uk   /daɪˌvɜː.sɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us    /dɪˌvɝː-/
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