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aggregateadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈæɡ·rɪ·ɡət/
formed by ​adding together several ​amounts or things; ​total: The seven ​companies made an aggregate ​profit of $10.2 million.
aggregate
noun [C/U]  us   /ˈæɡ·rɪ·ɡət/
The ​familyowned over 2 million ​shares in the aggregate.
aggregation
noun [C/U]  /ˌæɡ·rɪˈɡeɪˈʃən/
the aggregation of the ​companies into one ​organization

aggregateverb [T]

 us   /ˈæɡ·rɪˌɡeɪt/
to ​bring different things together: The ​company aggregates ​news and ​information from a ​number of ​sources on ​itswebsite.
(Definition of aggregate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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aggregatenoun [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 oficecrystals. 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)

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

aggregateadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈæɡ.rɪ.ɡət/
total: The seven ​companies have an aggregate ​turnover of £5.2 million.

aggregateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈæɡ.rɪ.ɡeɪt/
to ​combine into a ​singlegroup or ​total
aggregation
noun [U] uk   us   /ˌæɡ.rɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of aggregate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "aggregate" - Business English Dictionary

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aggregatenoun

uk   us   /ˈæɡrɪɡət/
[C] a ​total that is ​calculated by ​adding together different ​prices, ​amounts, etc.: an aggregate of sth An aggregate of 18,003 ​shares of Series B Convertible Preferred Stock will remain ​outstanding.
[C] ECONOMICS a ​measurement used in ​calculating the ​amount of ​money in an ​economy at a particular ​time: From its ​peak, the aggregate ​moneysupply has ​declined 18.5%.
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[C usually plural] small stones used in ​building: Volumes of aggregates, cement, and concrete used in Britain will ​rise this ​year.
in (the) aggregate in ​total, after different ​prices, ​amounts, etc. have been ​added together: In aggregate, the ​top 30 ​listedcompanies tend to get more ​money back from the ​government than they ​pay in ​tax.

aggregateadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈæɡrɪɡət/
added together to make a ​totalamount, ​price, etc.: The ​report scores each ​healthplan for dozens of ​individualmeasures, and makes ​state and ​regional aggregate ​dataavailable to the ​media.aggregate amount/figure/value Aggregate ​figures for the ​euro mask ​big differences among ​memberstates.aggregate demand/supply/sales Pre-tax ​profitsfell 17% on ​falling aggregate ​sales.

aggregateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈæɡrɪɡeɪt/
to ​add different ​prices, ​amounts, etc. in ​order to get a ​total: The ​company did $15.6 million in ​business with the ​federalgovernment last ​year, according to ​data aggregated by OMB Watch.
to ​combine different ​products or ​services and ​sell them together: Mobile and ​satellitecommunicationssystems aggregate a ​range of ​services such as ​telephony, ​datatransmission, and ​internetdistribution.
(Definition of aggregate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “aggregate”
in Spanish total…
in Vietnamese tổng số…
in Malaysian agregat…
in Thai ผลรวม…
in French total…
in German die Gesamtsumme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 聚集体,集成体, 总数,合计…
in Turkish toplam, agrega (inşaatta)…
in Russian совокупность, целое…
in Indonesian jumlah total…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聚集體,集成體, 總數,合計…
in Polish suma…
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