Definition of demerge in English:

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demerge

Pronunciation: /diːˈməːdʒ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

verb

[with object] British
Separate (a business) from another, particularly to dissolve an earlier merger: the company announced plans to demerge its multimedia subsidiary [no object]: they demerged from the rest of the firm
More example sentences
  • It would almost certainly mean that one of the new demerged businesses would become less attractive to a potential purchaser.
  • But in the wake of global collapse in silicon chip prices, the business was demerged earlier this year.
  • That document announced plans to take the glass making business private and demerge it from the public company.

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