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converge

verb [I] uk   /kənˈvɜːdʒ/  us   /-ˈvɝːdʒ/
If lines, roads, or paths converge, they move towards the same point where they join or meet: The paths all converge at the main gate of the park. Due to roadworks, three lanes of traffic have to converge into two.
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If ideas and opinions converge, they gradually become similar. to come from other places to meet in a particular place: Ambulances, police cars, and fire engines all converged on the scene. 100,000 people are expected to converge on the town for the festival.
convergence
noun [C or U] uk   /kənˈvɜː.dʒəns/  us   /-ˈvɝː-/
a convergence of interests/opinions/ideas
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