Word forms: 3rd person singular present
, present participle demerging
, past tense , past participle demerged
[British , business]
If a large company is demerged
, it is broken
down into several smaller companies.
Zeneca was at last demerged from its parent firm, ICI.
His ultimate aim is to demerge the group.
Many companies merge and few demerge.
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