Meaning of “syndicate” in the English Dictionary

"syndicate" in English

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uk /ˈsɪn.dɪ.kət/ us /ˈsɪn.də.kət/

syndicate noun (NEWSPAPERS)

verb [ T ] uk /ˈsɪn.dɪ.keɪt/ us /ˈsɪn.də.keɪt/
noun [ U ] uk /ˌsɪn.dɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌsɪn.dəˈkeɪ.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 business operation, such as the buying and publishing of newspaper stories, photographs, etc.

(Definition of “syndicate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"syndicate" in Business English

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syndicatenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsɪndɪkət/ us FINANCE

a group of people or organizations who join together to share the financial risk involved in achieving something:

A syndicate of banks is financing the deal.
a banking/property syndicate

syndicateverb [ T ]

uk /ˈsɪndɪkeɪt/ us

FINANCE to provide or manage a large loan together with other financial organizations 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 sell television programmes, newspaper articles, etc. to companies around the world:

syndicate sth to sb The Oscars ceremony is syndicated to broadcasters worldwide.

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