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diversifying, present participle; diversified, past tense; diversified, past participle; diversifies, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Make or become more diverse or varied
    • - the trilobites diversified into a great number of species
    • - they seek to diversify their approach to teaching
    • - a diversified economy
  2. (of a company) Enlarge or vary its range of products or field of operation
    • - the company expanded rapidly and diversified into computers
  3. Enlarge or vary the range of products or the field of operation of (a company)
    • - the rise of the diversified corporation
  4. Spread (investment) over several enterprises or products in order to reduce the risk of loss
    • - a prudent investor should diversify his or her holdings
    • - a diversified portfolio of assets

  1. make (more) diverse; "diversify a course of study"
  2. spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate; "The plants on this island diversified"
  3. vary in order to spread risk or to expand; "The company diversified"
  4. (diversification) the act of introducing variety (especially in investments or in the variety of goods and services offered); "my broker recommended a greater diversification of my investments"; "he limited his losses by diversification of his product line"
  5. (diversified) having variety of character or form or components; or having increased variety; "a diversified musical program ranging from classical to modern"; "diversified farming"; "diversified manufacturing"; "diversified scenery"; "diversified investments"
  6. (Diversification (demographics)) Multiculturalism is the acceptance or promotion of multiple ethnic cultures, applied to the demographic make-up of a specific place, usually at the organizational level, e.g. schools, businesses, neighborhoods, cities or nations. ...
  7. (Diversification (finance)) Diversification in finance means reducing risk by investing in a variety of assets. ...
  8. (Diversification (strategy)) Diversification is a form of corporate strategy for a company. It seeks to increase profitability through greater sales volume obtained from new products and new markets. Diversification can occur either at the business unit level or at the corporate level. ...
  9. Diversified technique (DT) is the most commonly used adjustment technique by chiropractors. - American Chiropractic Association Like many chiropractic and osteopathic manipulative techniques, Diversified is characterized by a high velocity low amplitude thrust. ...
  10. To make diverse or various in form or quality; to give variety to; to variegate; to distinguish by numerous differences or aspects
  11. (diversification) 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
  12. (Diversification) A firm increasing the range of products it produces. ««
  13. (Diversification) The process of consummating individual investments in a manner that insulates a portfolio against the risk of reduced yield or capital loss, accomplished by allocating individual investments among a variety of asset types, each with different characteristics.
  14. (Diversification) Spreading a portfolio over many investments to avoid excessive expo­sure to any one source of risk.
  15. (Diversification) The spreading of investment funds among classes of securities and localities in order to distribute and control risk. This is a fundamental law of investment, meaning simply: 'don't put all your eggs in one basket'.
  16. (DIVERSIFICATION) nbsp The process of spreading assets among a variety of investments to minimize the risk associated with any one investment. Potential losses in one area may be offset by potential gains in others.
  17. (Diversification) Strategy for reducing the risk of investing in a single industry/market sector or a small number of companies, by spreading the risk over several industries/market sectors or a larger number of companies.
  18. (Diversification) The spreading out of your checkers to increase the number of good rolls on your next turn. See post by Simon Woodhead.  Compare: Duplication.
  19. (Diversification) The process by which investors hold a variety of different asset classes, in an effort to reduce the overall volatility and risk of their portfolio.
  20. (Diversification) The process whereby funds are spread among classes of securities and geographical localities in order to distribute and control risk. As a result, the return on the portfolio as a whole varies less than the return on smaller lots of individual stocks.
  21. (Diversification) Reduction in risks among assets and/or obligations of an institution by accumulating risks that are not fully correlated in an aggregated risk position, e.g. ...
  22. (Diversification) The opposite of 'putting all your eggs in one basket'. Generally speaking, the more diversified your investments, the lower the investment risk. ...
  23. (Diversification) The spread of risk by investing in a portfolio of securities each of whose performance is affected by a different set of economic and market conditions.
  24. (Diversification) Spreading of risk by putting assets in several categories of investments or with a broad range of stocks in one portfolio.
  25. (Diversification) Mainly refers to different securities in the portfolio of an investor.