Meaning of “amalgamation” in the English Dictionary

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"amalgamation" in British English

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amalgamationnoun [ U or C ]

uk /əˌmæl.ɡəˈmeɪ.ʃən/ us /əˌmæl.ɡəˈmeɪ.ʃən/

the process in which separate organizations unite to form a larger organization or group, or an organization or group formed in this way:

The association was formed by the amalgamation of several regional environmental organizations.
The company began as an amalgamation of small family firms.

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

"amalgamation" in Business English

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amalgamationnoun [ C or U ]

uk /əˌmælɡəˈmeɪʃən/ us

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.

(Definition of “amalgamation” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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