Übersetzung von “consolidate” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /kənˈsɒl.ɪ.deɪt/ us /-ˈsɑː.lɪ-/

to become, or cause something to become, stronger, and more certain

The success of their major product consolidated the firm’s position in the market.
She hoped that marriage would consolidate their relationship.
The party consolidated its hold on power during its term of office.
The company has been expanding rapidly, and I feel it’s now time to consolidate (= stop growing and make our present position stronger).

to combine several things, especially businesses, so that they become more effective, or to be combined in this way

The two firms consolidated to form a single company.
consolidated adjective uk /-deɪ.tɪd/ us /-deɪ.t̬ɪd/
consolidation noun uk /kənˌsɒl.ɪˈdeɪ.ʃən/ us /-ˌsɑː.lɪ-/

consolidação, fusão
The company is entering a period of consolidation (= becoming better and stronger at what it does).
We have seen a similar consolidation (= joining together) of booksellers and distributors.

(Übersetzung von “consolidate” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)