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conglomerate

noun uk   /kənˈɡlɒm.ər.ət/  us   /-ˈɡlɑː.mɚ-/

conglomerate noun (COMPANY)

[C] a company that owns several smaller businesses whose products or services are usually very different: a financial/industrial conglomerate

conglomerate noun (ROCK)

[C or U] specialized geology a rock that consists of small, rounded stones that are held together by clay and sand
Translations of “conglomerate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 公司, 聯合大企業,企業集團…
in Russian конгломерат, корпорация…
in Turkish holding, şirketler topluluğu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公司, 联合大企业,企业集团…
in Polish konglomerat…
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