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Definition of "cannibalization" [cannibalization]

  • The act of cannibalizing. (noun)

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Use "cannibalization" in a sentence
  • "I want to point out that I've heard the word cannibalization over the last several years, but I have not seen a single instance of one property cannibalizing the other."
  • "There's no longer any worry in corporate boardrooms about "cannibalization" -- one division of the company stealing sales from another."
  • "Part of this trend comes from the substitution effect in consumer spending, the so-called "cannibalization" of other businesses by casinos."