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reintermediation

Syllabification: re·in·ter·me·di·a·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌrēin(t)ərˌmēdēˈāSH(ə)n
 
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Definition of reintermediation in English:

noun

1The transfer or bringing back of borrowing and investments from an outside credit business into the banking system.
1.1The insertion of middlemen into transactions between producers and consumers.
Example sentences
  • In this new decade, it will largely be about reintermediation.
  • In addition, several authors have described the process of disintermediation and reintermediation that occurs as a result of the use of B2B e-commerce.
  • The beauty of reintermediation is that it enables a company to extract the best of the Web and then offer up a manageable menu of services.

Origin

1970s: from re- + intermediate + -ation.

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