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single-source

Syllabification: sin·gle-source
Pronunciation: /ˈsiNGɡəlsôrs/

Definition of single-source in English:

verb

[with object]
Give a franchise to a single supplier for (a particular product).
Example sentences
  • It is an excellent analysis of the technical hole Apple has worked itself into by single-sourcing its chips from USS Clueless.
  • Ford took a risk by single-sourcing the '02 Explorer's interior trim.
  • The Focus' front and rear suspensions are both single-sourced from Benteler as modules and supplied to Ford worldwide.

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