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DIYnoun [U]

uk   /ˌdiː.aɪˈwaɪ/ us   /ˌdiː.aɪˈwaɪ/
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DIYnoun [U]

uk   /ˌdiːaɪˈwaɪ/ us   UK
abbreviation for do-it-yourself: the activity of decorating or repairing your home, or making things for your home yourself, rather than paying someone else to do it for you: building materials and DIY products the DIY business/market/sector a DIY chain/retailer/superstore

DIYadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌdiːaɪˈwaɪ/ us  
abbreviation for do-it-yourself: done or made without paying someone else to do it: This software is ideal for small businesses who do DIY accounts.
(Definition of DIY from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“DIY” in Business English

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