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Definition of demerge verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

demerge

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈmɜːdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈmɜːrdʒ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they demerge
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈmɜːdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈmɜːrdʒ//
 
he / she / it demerges
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈmɜːdʒɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈmɜːrdʒɪz//
 
past simple demerged
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈmɜːdʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈmɜːrdʒd//
 
past participle demerged
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈmɜːdʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈmɜːrdʒd//
 
-ing form demerging
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈmɜːdʒɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈmɜːrdʒɪŋ//
 
 
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[transitive, intransitive] demerge (something) (British English, business) to separate a company into smaller companies, usually into the companies that had previously been joined together; to be split in this way