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synthesis

noun [C/U]  /ˈsɪn·θə·sɪs/ (plural syntheses  /ˈsɪn·θəˌsiz/) us  
the act of combining different ideas or things to make a whole that is new and different from the items considered separately: [C] His latest album is a synthesis of African and Latin rhythms.
synthesize
verb [T]  /ˈsɪn·θəˌsɑɪz/ us  
chemistry The chemical compound was first synthesized in England in 1874.
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