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"merge" in British English

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uk   /mɜːdʒ/ us   /mɝːdʒ/
C2 [I or T] to combine or join together, or to cause things to do this: They decided to merge the two companies into one. The country's two biggest banks are planning to merge. After a while the narrow trail merges with a wider path.
[I] US UK filter in to join a line of moving traffic without causing other vehicles to slow down

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

"merge" in American English

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mergeverb [I/T]

us   /mɜrdʒ/
to combine or join together: [I] Route 9A splits off from Route 9, but they merge after 5 more miles.
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"merge" in Business English

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mergeverb [I or T]

uk   /mɜːdʒ/ us  
to join together, or to be joined together, to make a larger company, organization, department, etc.: The two banks denied rumours that they aim to merge. The cable company announced plans to merge its advertising and sales operations.merge (sth) with/into sth The firm became the world's largest supplier of online security software when it merged with its rival in a £35m deal.merged business/company/entity In one year, the newly merged company saved more than $100 million in costs.
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(Definition of merge from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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