[ dahy-vurs-ohnd, dih-vurs- ]
/ daɪˈvɜrsˌoʊnd, dɪˈvɜrs- /
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(of a business) owned by someone who is part of a group historically underrepresented in entrepreneurship, such as women, ethnic or racial minorities, LGBTQ+ people, etc.: The company will now include at least one diverse-owned firm in every search it conducts for advisory clients.
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Origin of diverse-owned
First recorded in 2015–20
Words nearby diverse-owned
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