unbundling

unbundle

[uhn-buhn-dl]
verb (used with object), unbundled, unbundling.
1.
to separate the charges for (related products or services usually offered as a package): to unbundle computer hardware and software.
2.
to separate (charges for related products or services): to unbundle charges for telephone service.
verb (used without object), unbundled, unbundling.
3.
to set separate charges for related products or services.

Origin:
1965–70; un-2 + bundle

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unbundle (ʌnˈbʌndəl)
 
vb
(tr) computing to separate (hardware from software) for sales purposes

unbundling (ʌnˈbʌndlɪŋ)
 
n
commerce the takeover of a large conglomerate with a view to retaining the core business and selling off some of the subsidiaries to help finance the takeover

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