from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Withdrawal of funds from intermediary financial institutions, such as banks and savings and loan associations, in order to invest in instruments yielding a higher return.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The removal of funds from a financial institution such as a bank for direct purchase of financial instruments.
- n. The removal of an intermediary from a commercial transaction.
dis- + intermediation (Wiktionary)