Meaning of disintermediate in English:


Pronunciation /ˌdɪsɪntəˈmiːdɪeɪt/


[no object]
  • 1Economics
    Reduce or eliminate the use of intermediaries between producers and consumers.

    • ‘with digital distribution, you can disintermediate and ship directly to your audience’
    1. 1.1with object Reduce or eliminate the role of (an intermediary)
      ‘mobile-based services threaten to disintermediate banks from consumer spending transactions’
      • ‘a once booming sector on the news stands has been disintermediated by the internet’