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"syndicate" in British English

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syndicatenoun

uk   /ˈsɪn.dɪ.kət/ us   /ˈsɪn.də.kət/
syndicate
verb [T] uk   /ˈsɪn.dɪ.keɪt/ us   /ˈsɪn.də.keɪt/
syndication
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)

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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)
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