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Meaning of “amalgamate” in the English Dictionary

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"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   us   /əˈmælɡəmeɪt/
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.
(Definition of amalgamate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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