Definition of “conglomerate” - English Dictionary

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“conglomerate” in American English

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conglomeratenoun [ C ]

us /kənˈɡlɑm·ər·ət/

a very large company consisting of several smaller companies or divisions that supply varied products or services

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“conglomerate” in Business English

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conglomeratenoun [ C ]

uk /kənˈɡlɒmərət/ us

a very large business organization consisting of several companies that often sell different types of product or service:

a large conglomerate with more than $1 billion in net assets
a media/financial/industrial conglomerate

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