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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A financial condition that results in the elimination of marginally financed participants in an industry.

Usage examples (37)
  • They glutted the market in order to cause a shakeout of their competitors
  • The industry is going through, I think, a relatively long-term shakeout of capacity here.
  • OpEdNews - Quicklink: Soros sees 'shakeout' downsizing hedge fund world
  • Borders is fighting to avoid the kind of shakeout that has happened in other corners of the retailing industry. for more
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