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Meaning of “merger” in the English Dictionary

"merger" in British English

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mergernoun [C]

uk   /ˈmɜː.dʒər/  us   /ˈmɝː.dʒɚ/
C2 an ​occasion when two or more ​companiesjoin together to make one ​largercompany: She's an ​attorney who ​advisescompanies about mergers and ​takeovers. The merger of these two ​companies would ​create the world's ​biggestaccountingfirm.

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

"merger" in American English

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mergernoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɜr·dʒər/
the ​combining of two or more ​companies or ​organizations into one
(Definition of merger from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"merger" in Business English

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mergernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmɜːdʒər/ FINANCE, LAW
a ​situation when two or more ​companies, ​organizations, ​departments, etc. ​join together: The ​boardsfinallyapproved the merger between the two ​energygroups.merger of two companies, etc. The ​proposed merger of the two ​fundmanagers will ​create a new ​group with £200 ​billion of ​assets under ​management. The ​CEOthought a friendly merger would ​revitalize the ​company.plan/propose/seek a merger There was ​speculation that Glaxo was ​planning a merger with New York-based Pfizer.agree/approve a merger Shareholders ​voted to ​approve the merger last week.block/oppose a merger The ​financeministerblocked the merger in June.merger agreement/deal/plan The ​bank said it would ​pressahead with the merger ​plan. merger negotiations/talks The group's ​sharepricefellsharplyfollowing the ​collapse of merger ​talks. a failed/​successful/unsuccessful merger
(Definition of merger from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “merger”
in Chinese (Simplified) (公司、企业等的)合并…
in Turkish birleşme, birleştirme, kaynaştırma…
in Russian объединение, слияние…
in Chinese (Traditional) (公司、企業等的)合併…
in Polish fuzja…
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