Meaning of “amalgamate” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “amalgamate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"amalgamate" in American English

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amalgamateverb [ I/T ]

us /əˈmæl·ɡəˌmeɪt/

to join together or unite, or to cause to join together:

[ I ] The two towns amalgamated to combine their police and fire protection.
Note: describes the joining of separate organizations or groups

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"amalgamate" in Business English

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amalgamateverb [ I or T ]

uk /əˈmælɡəmeɪt/ us

to join or unite to form a larger organization or group, or to make separate organizations do this:

amalgamate with sth The electricians' union is planning to amalgamate with the technicians' union.
amalgamate (sth) as/into sth The different offices will be amalgamated as employment advice centres.

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