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"conglomerate" in American English

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conglomeratenoun [C]

 us   /kənˈɡlɑm·ər·ət/
a very ​largecompany consisting of several ​smallercompanies or ​divisions that ​supplyvariedproducts or ​services
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"conglomerate" in British English

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conglomeratenoun

uk   /kənˈɡlɒm.ər.ət/  us   /-ˈɡlɑː.mɚ-/
  • conglomerate noun (COMPANY)

[C] a ​company that ​owns several ​smallerbusinesses whose ​products or ​services are usually very different: a ​financial/​industrial conglomerate
  • conglomerate noun (ROCK)

[C or U] specialized geology a ​rock that consists of ​small, ​roundedstones that are ​held together by ​clay and ​sand
(Definition of conglomerate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"conglomerate" in Business English

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conglomeratenoun [C]

uk   us   /kənˈɡlɒmərət/
a very large ​businessorganization consisting of several ​companies that often ​sell different ​types of ​product or ​service: a large conglomerate with more than $1 ​billion in ​netassets a media/​financial/​industrial conglomerate
(Definition of conglomerate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “conglomerate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 公司, 联合大企业,企业集团…
in Turkish holding, şirketler topluluğu…
in Russian конгломерат, корпорация…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公司, 聯合大企業,企業集團…
in Polish konglomerat…
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