DIY
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1955 do-it-yourself

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  • DIY — noun [uncountable] do it yourself; the activity of making or repairing things yourself instead of buying them or paying someone else to do it: • The British DIY business has been fiercely competitive with several stores battling for supremacy. •… …   Financial and business terms

  • DIY — (также D.I.Y.)  аббревиатура англ. Do It Yourself  «сделай это сам». В англоязычных странах с 1950 х годов означало самостоятельную работу по дому  ремонт электрооборудования, бытовой техники, изготовление мебели и так далее.… …   Википедия

  • DIY — ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ the activity of decorating and making repairs in the home oneself rather than employing a professional. DERIVATIVES DIY er noun. ORIGIN abbreviation of DO IT YOURSELF(Cf. ↑D) …   English terms dictionary

  • DIY — [ˌdi: aı ˈwaı] n [U] BrE do it yourself the activity of making or repairing things yourself instead of buying them or paying someone else to do it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • diy — (do it yourself) intended to be performed by the consumer (rather than by a professional) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • DIY — [dē΄ī΄wī′] n. DO IT YOURSELF …   English World dictionary

  • DIY — abbr. Brit. do it yourself. * * * Brit. do it yourself: DIY house decorating. Also, D.I.Y., d.i.y. * * * DIY /dē ī wīˈ/ abbrev Do it yourself (see under ↑do1) * * * DIY UK [ˌdiː aɪ ˈwaɪ] US [ˌdi aɪ ˈwaɪ] noun [uncountable] british do it yourself …   Useful english dictionary

  • DIY — [[t]di͟ː aɪ wa͟ɪ[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT DIY is the activity of making or repairing things yourself, especially in your home. DIY is an abbreviation for do it yourself . [BRIT] He s useless at DIY. He won t even put up a shelf. 2) ADJ: ADJ n A DIY shop …   English dictionary

  • DIY — Der Begriff Do it yourself [ˌduːɪtjəˈsɛlf] (auch: D.I.Y., DIY) kommt aus der englischen Sprache und bedeutet Mach’ es selbst. Die Bewegung entstand in den 1950er Jahren in England, eroberte schnell den Kontinent, und kann allgemein als Kultur des …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • DIY — Do it yourself L appellation Do It Yourself, abrégé en DIY (dont une traduction littérale en français serait Faites le vous même, ou dans un autre sens de bricolage ou encore système D) désigne à la fois : certains musiciens ou mouvements… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Diy — Do it yourself L appellation Do It Yourself, abrégé en DIY (dont une traduction littérale en français serait Faites le vous même, ou dans un autre sens de bricolage ou encore système D) désigne à la fois : certains musiciens ou mouvements… …   Wikipédia en Français

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