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consortiumnoun [C]

us   /kənˈsɔr·ʃi·əm/
a group of companies or people with the same goal who are working together to achieve that goal
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consortiumnoun [C]

uk   /kənˈsɔːtiəm/ us   plural consortiums, consortia
a group of companies, organizations, etc. that have joined together to work on a particular project: The 11-member consortium, led by BP, sought funding from public bodies such as the World Bank. The Severn Tidal Power Group is a consortium of big construction and electrical companies.form a consortium Any move to form a consortium of all the UK's naval shipyard facilities would put jobs at risk.
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