Meaning of “synergy” in the English Dictionary

"synergy" in British English

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synergynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈsɪn.ə.dʒi/ us /ˈsɪn.ɚ.dʒi/ also synergism, specialized
synergistic
adjective uk /sɪn.əˈdʒɪs.tɪk/ us /sɪn.ɚˈdʒɪs.tɪk/

the synergistic effect of two drugs given at the same time

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

"synergy" in Business English

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synergynoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈsɪnədʒi/ us plural synergies also synergism MANAGEMENT, COMMERCE

the combined power, profits, etc. that can be achieved by two organizations or groups of people working together rather than separately:

create/deliver/generate synergy The merger will help the manufacturing company achieve synergies that will allow it to remain competitive.
synergy benefits/savings/targets The synergy savings of €275m targeted by the merger look modest compared with the inherited costs of the project.
annual/cost/financial synergies The deal would create enhanced value for shareholders through the delivery of $500m of annual synergies.
potential/significant/substantial synergies
synergistic
adjective

He decided that synergistic partnerships in Europe are the best way forward.

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