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English definition of “M & A”

M & A

noun [U or C] (also M and A)    
FINANCE abbreviation for mergers and acquisitions: the activity of buying or combining with another company or advising another company on how to do this: Further M & A activity is unlikely before this recession is over. This article examines the various issues surrounding M & As.
(Definition of M & A noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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