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noun [C] (COMPANY)    /kənˈɡlɒm.ər.ət/ US  /-ˈɡlɑː.mɚ-/
a company that owns several smaller businesses whose products or services are usually very different: a financial/industrial conglomerateMergers and takeoversBusinesses and enterprises
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