diversified

[ dih-vur-suh-fahyd, dahy- ]
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adjective
  1. distinguished by various forms or by a variety of objects: diversified activity.

  2. distributed among a judicious variety of types; balanced: Investments focused in a single industry, such as energy, are more vulnerable to market volatility than more diversified investments.

  1. producing different kinds of goods, crops, etc., or expanded so as to do so: He owns a diversified farm, raising livestock, produce, and medicinal herbs.

Origin of diversified

1
First recorded in 1605–15; diversify + -ed2

Other words from diversified

  • non·di·ver·si·fied, adjective
  • qua·si-di·ver·si·fied, adjective
  • un·di·ver·si·fied, adjective
  • well-di·ver·si·fied, adjective

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