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    the action of taking funds out of intermediary financial institutions, such as banks and savings and loan associations, in order to invest directly in the market and get a higher returnSubmitted by john Boyle from Australia on 23/07/2011
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    the removal of intermediaries in a supply chainSubmitted from United Kingdom on 23/08/2012

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when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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