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"syndicate" in British English

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syndicatenoun

uk   us   /ˈsɪn.dɪ.kət/
syndicate
verb [T] uk   us   /ˈsɪn.dɪ.keɪt/
syndication
noun [U] uk   us   /ˌsɪn.dɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of syndicate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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syndicatenoun [C]

 us   /ˈsɪn·dɪ·kət/
a ​group of ​people or ​companies that ​join together in ​order to ​share the ​cost of a ​businessoperation, such as the ​buying and ​publishing of ​newspaperstories, ​photographs, etc.
(Definition of syndicate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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syndicatenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsɪndɪkət/ FINANCE
a ​group of ​people or ​organizations who ​join together to ​share the ​financialrisk involved in ​achieving something: A syndicate of ​banks is ​financing the ​deal. a banking/​property syndicate

syndicateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈsɪndɪkeɪt/
FINANCE to ​provide or ​manage a large ​loan together with other ​financialorganizations who ​share the ​risk: The ​bank was prepared to ​lend as much as $5.75 ​billion, though it would syndicate the ​debt.
COMMERCE, COMMUNICATIONS to ​selltelevisionprogrammes, ​newspaperarticles, etc. to ​companies around the ​world: syndicate sth to sb The Oscars ceremony is syndicated to ​broadcastersworldwide.
(Definition of syndicate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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