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amalgamation

noun [C or U]
 
 
/əˌmælɡəˈmeɪʃən/
the combining of separate organizations to form a larger organization or group, or an organization or group formed in this way: amalgamation of sth The association was formed by the amalgamation of several regional environmental organizations. The company began as an amalgamation of small family firms.
→  See also horizontal amalgamation , vertical amalgamation
Translations of “amalgamation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 機構合併,聯合…
in Chinese (Simplified) 机构合并,联合…
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