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di·ver·si·fy

 (dĭ-vûr′sə-fī′, dī-)
v. di·ver·si·fied, di·ver·si·fy·ing, di·ver·si·fies
v.tr.
1.
a. To give variety to; vary: diversify a menu.
b. To extend (business activities) into disparate fields.
2. To distribute (investments) among different companies or securities in order to limit losses in the event of a fall in a particular market or industry.
v.intr.
To spread out activities or investments, especially in business.

[Middle English diversifien, from Old French diversifier, from Medieval Latin dīversificāre : Latin dīversus; see diverse + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

di·ver′si·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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diversify

(daɪˈvɜːsɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
1. (tr) to create different forms of; variegate; vary
2. (Commerce) (of an enterprise) to vary (products, operations, etc) in order to spread risk, expand, etc
3. (Banking & Finance) to distribute (investments) among several securities in order to spread risk
[C15: from Old French diversifier, from Medieval Latin dīversificāre, from Latin dīversus diverse + facere to make]
diˈversiˌfiable adj
diˌversiˌfiaˈbility n
diˈversiˌfier n
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di•ver•si•fy

(dɪˈvɜr səˌfaɪ, daɪ-)

v. -fied, -fy•ing. v.t.
1. to make diverse, as in form or character; give variety or diversity to; variegate.
2. to distribute (investments) among different types of securities or industries.
3. to expand (a business or product line) by manufacturing a larger variety of products.
v.i.
4. to become diversified.
[1400–50; < Anglo-French diversifier < Medieval Latin dīversificāre; see diverse]
di•ver′si•fied`, adj.
di•ver′si•fi`er, n.
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diversify


Past participle: diversified
Gerund: diversifying

Imperative
diversify
diversify
Present
I diversify
you diversify
he/she/it diversifies
we diversify
you diversify
they diversify
Preterite
I diversified
you diversified
he/she/it diversified
we diversified
you diversified
they diversified
Present Continuous
I am diversifying
you are diversifying
he/she/it is diversifying
we are diversifying
you are diversifying
they are diversifying
Present Perfect
I have diversified
you have diversified
he/she/it has diversified
we have diversified
you have diversified
they have diversified
Past Continuous
I was diversifying
you were diversifying
he/she/it was diversifying
we were diversifying
you were diversifying
they were diversifying
Past Perfect
I had diversified
you had diversified
he/she/it had diversified
we had diversified
you had diversified
they had diversified
Future
I will diversify
you will diversify
he/she/it will diversify
we will diversify
you will diversify
they will diversify
Future Perfect
I will have diversified
you will have diversified
he/she/it will have diversified
we will have diversified
you will have diversified
they will have diversified
Future Continuous
I will be diversifying
you will be diversifying
he/she/it will be diversifying
we will be diversifying
you will be diversifying
they will be diversifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been diversifying
you have been diversifying
he/she/it has been diversifying
we have been diversifying
you have been diversifying
they have been diversifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been diversifying
you will have been diversifying
he/she/it will have been diversifying
we will have been diversifying
you will have been diversifying
they will have been diversifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been diversifying
you had been diversifying
he/she/it had been diversifying
we had been diversifying
you had been diversifying
they had been diversifying
Conditional
I would diversify
you would diversify
he/she/it would diversify
we would diversify
you would diversify
they would diversify
Past Conditional
I would have diversified
you would have diversified
he/she/it would have diversified
we would have diversified
you would have diversified
they would have diversified
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.diversify - make (more) diverse; "diversify a course of study"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
motley, variegate, vary - make something more diverse and varied; "Vary the menu"
2.diversify - spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate; "The plants on this island diversified"
vary, alter, change - become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"
3.diversify - vary in order to spread risk or to expand; "The company diversified"
vary, alter, change - become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"
specialize, narrow down, narrow, specialise - become more focus on an area of activity or field of study; "She specializes in Near Eastern history"
specialize, narrow down, narrow, specialise - become more focus on an area of activity or field of study; "She specializes in Near Eastern history"
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diversify

verb vary, change, expand, transform, alter, spread out, branch out Manufacturers are encouraged to diversify.
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Translations
يُنَوِّع
obměňovat
sprede
változatossá tesz
auka fjölbreytni
çeşitlen mek

diversify

[daɪˈvɜːsɪfaɪ]
A. VT (gen) (also Comm) → diversificar
B. VI (Comm) → diversificarse, ampliar el campo de acción
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diversify

[daɪˈvɜːrsɪfaɪ] vt [company] → diversifier; [person] → diversifier ses activités
to diversify into sth [company, person] → se diversifier dans qch
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diversify

vtabwechslungsreich(er) gestalten; interestsbreit(er) fächern; business etcdiversifizieren
vi (Comm) → diversifizieren; to diversify into new productssich auf neue Produkte umstellen
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diversify

[daɪˈvɜːsɪfaɪ]
1. vtrendere vario/a (Comm) → diversificare
2. vi (Comm) → diversificarsi
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diverse

(daiˈvəːs) adjective
different; of various kinds.
diˈversely adverb
diˈverseness noun
diˈversify (-fai) verb
to make or become varied or different.
diˈversity noun
variety.
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