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absorption

noun [U] (TAKING CONTROL)    /əbˈzɔːp.ʃən/ US  /-ˈzɔːrp-/
the situation in which one company takes control of another so that they become one company: Reports confirmed the absorption of Kode's operations into DCM's offices.Businesses and enterprises
(Definition of absorption noun (TAKING CONTROL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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