Conglomeration

  • 1 conglomération — [ kɔ̃glɔmerasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1829; de conglomérer ♦ Didact. Action de conglomérer. ● conglomération nom féminin Action de conglomérer ; fait d être congloméré. ⇒CONGLOMÉRATION, subst. fém. A. Action de conglomérer, résultat de cette action. Cette… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Conglomeration — Con*glom er*a tion, n. [L. conglomeratio: cf. F. conglomeration.] 1. The act or process of gathering into a mass; the state of being thus collected; collection; accumulation. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is conglomerated; a mixed mass; a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 conglomeration — I noun accumulation, agglomeration, aggregate, aggregation, amassment, array, assembly, assortment, collection, compilation, consolidation, cumulation, forgathering, glomeration, group, ingathering, lot, mass, miscellany, multitude, quantity II… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 conglomeration — 1620s, from L. conglomerationem (nom. conglomeratio), noun of action from pp. stem of conglomerare (see CONGLOMERATE (Cf. conglomerate)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 conglomeration — [n] accumulation, potpourri agglomeration, aggregate, aggregation, amassment, assortment, collection, combination, combo*, composite, cumulation, everything but the kitchen sink*, hoard, hodge podge, mass, medley, miscellany, mishmash*, mixed… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 conglomeration — [kən gläm΄ər ā′shən] n. [LL conglomeratio] 1. a conglomerating or being conglomerated 2. a collection, mixture, or mass of miscellaneous things …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Conglomeration — The process by which a conglomerate is created, as when a parent company begins to acquire subsidiaries. Sometimes conglomeration can refer to a time period when many conglomerates are formed simultaneously. One of the chief advantages of… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 8 conglomeration — [[t]kənglɒ̱məre͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] conglomerations N COUNT: usu N of n A conglomeration of things is a group of many different things, gathered together. [FORMAL] ...a conglomeration of buildings, all tightly packed together. ...a conglomeration of… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 conglomeration — conglomerative /keuhn glom euhr euh tiv, euh ray tiv, keuhng /, adj. /keuhn glom euh ray sheuhn, keuhng /, n. 1. the act of conglomerating; the state of being conglomerated. 2. a cohering mass; cluster. 3. a heterogeneous combination: a… …

    Universalium

  • 10 conglomeration — con|glom|e|ra|tion [kənˌglɔməˈreıʃən US ˌgla: ] n formal a group of different things gathered together conglomeration of ▪ the loose conglomeration of artists known as L École de Paris …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 conglomeration — UK [kənˌɡlɒməˈreɪʃ(ə)n] / US [kənˌɡlɑməˈreɪʃ(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms conglomeration : singular conglomeration plural conglomerations a collection of many different types of things …

    English dictionary

  • 12 conglomération — (kon glo mé ra sion) s. f. Action de réunir des substances diverses, des personnes nombreuses. •   L administration municipale de Paris fait avec activité d énormes travaux, des dépenses immenses pour conjurer les dangers d une conglomération… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 13 conglomeration — conglomerate, conglomeration agglomerate, agglomeration, *aggregate, aggregation Analogous words: mass, heap, pile, stack (see under HEAP vb): accumulation, amassment, hoarding or hoard (see corresponding verbs at ACCUMULATE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 conglomeration — con•glom•er•a•tion [[t]kənˌglɒm əˈreɪ ʃən, kəŋ [/t]] n. 1) the act of conglomerating or the state of being conglomerated 2) a cohering mass; cluster 3) a mixed collection: a conglomeration of ideas[/ex] • Etymology: 1620–30; < LL… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 conglomeration — konglomeravimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Medžiagos gabalų stambinimas. atitikmenys: angl. conglomeration rus. конгломерация …

    Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 16 conglomeration — conglomerate ► NOUN 1) something consisting of a number of different and distinct things. 2) a large corporation formed by the merging of separate firms. 3) Geology a coarse grained sedimentary rock composed of rounded fragments cemented together …

    English terms dictionary

  • 17 conglomeration — noun Date: 1626 1. the act of conglomerating ; the state of being conglomerated 2. something conglomerated ; a mixed mass or collection …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 conglomeration — noun a) That which consists of many previously separate parts. b) An instance of conglomerating, a coming together of separate parts. Syn: conglomerate …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 conglomeration — con·glom·er·a·tion kən .gläm ə rā shən, .kän n 1) the act of conglomerating: the state of being conglomerated 2) something conglomerated: a mixed coherent mass …

    Medical dictionary

  • 20 conglomeration — Synonyms and related words: Anschluss, accretion, accumulation, acervation, addition, adherence, adhesion, affiliation, agglomerate, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregate, aggregation, agreement, all sorts, alliance, amalgamation, amassment,… …

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