Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

addaword.gifdefinition of diseconomies of scale

a situation where you make less money the more you roll out a business opportunity (opposite of 'economies of scale')
Submitted from United Kingdom on 30/08/2010 10:05:00
Definition of diseconomies of scale from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

BuzzWord Article


A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog