From Medieval Latin diversificatiō, from diversificātus, past participle of diversificō (“diversify”), from Latin diversus (“turned in different ways”) + faciō (“make, do”). By surface analysis, diverse + -ification.
- (General American) IPA(key): /dɪˌvɝsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/, /daɪˌvɝsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /daɪˌvɜːsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/
Audio (Southern England) (file)
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
- The act, or the result, of diversifying.
- A corporate strategy in which a company acquires or establishes a business other than that of its current product.
- (finance) An investment strategy involving investing in a range of assets with differing features in order to reduce specific risk.
diversification f (plural diversifications)