English version

barrier to entry

From Longman Business Dictionarybarrier to entrybar‧ri‧er to en‧try /ˌbæriə tʊ ˈentri-riər-/ noun (plural barriers to entry) [countable]ECONOMICSCOMMERCE something that prevents companies entering an industry, for example the need for a lot of capital or strict government regulationsThe aircraft engine business has high barriers to entry and requires a lot of technological capital.
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