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aggregate

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈæɡ.rɪ.ɡət/

aggregate noun [C or U] (TOTAL)

something formed by adding together several amounts or things: They purchased an aggregate of 3,000 shares in the company. Snowflakes are loose aggregates of ice crystals. Arsenal lost the second game, but got through to the final on aggregate (= adding together the goals in both matches).

aggregate noun [C or U] (BUILDING STONES)

small stones used in building: Volumes of aggregates, cement, and concrete used in the UK will rise this year.

aggregate

adjective [before noun] uk   us   /ˈæɡ.rɪ.ɡət/
total: The seven companies have an aggregate turnover of £5.2 million.

aggregate

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈæɡ.rɪ.ɡeɪt/
to combine into a single group or total
aggregation
noun [U] uk   us   /ˌæɡ.rɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/
Translations of “aggregate”
in Vietnamese tổng số…
in Spanish total…
in Thai ผลรวม…
in Malaysian agregat…
in French total…
in German die Gesamtsumme…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聚集體,集成體, 總數,合計…
in Indonesian jumlah total…
in Russian совокупность, целое…
in Turkish toplam, agrega (inşaatta)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 聚集体,集成体, 总数,合计…
in Polish suma…
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