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Synonyms for cannibalize

eat human flesh

use parts of something to repair something else

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There is cannibalisation clearly of the Mac by the iPad, but we continue to believe there is much more cannibalisation of Windows PCs by the iPad and there's many more of them to cannibalise.
Analysts don't know how significant iPad cannibalisation is, either, although -- like Cook -- they suspect it's happening.
Cannibalisation can and will cause overall usage shifts to a more Universal Client (N Users:N Devices) with more access in virtual cafes, remote offices, and or hotelling scenarios.
Driving revenues profitably and controlling cannibalisation evaluates the state of the mobile messaging market in Western Europe and globally, and identifies critical actions required to grow new revenues and protect existing revenues.
This is largely because of the cannibalisation that is likely to occur.
Likewise, Tesco would face considerable cannibalisation, which could remove almost 10m [pounds sterling] from the large number of stores it has in south London.
This allows copyright owners to minimize cannibalisation of their home video revenues while maximizing PPV system operator revenues.
He put this down to the impact of Safeways sold to competitors and cannibalisation from conversion stores.
However, when cannibalisation of the rest of the Safeway estate in the surrounding area is taken into account, things may not be as clear cut.
These restrictions are meant to avoid/delay cannibalisation of its competing leased lines business.
Sales were driven through Tesco, Sainsbury and Safeway and created incremental value and we don't believe there has been any cannibalisation of existing brands.
He said there was also no cannibalisation of the original Metz brand.