Definition of synergy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsɪnədʒi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪnərdʒi//
[uncountable, countable] (pl. synergies) (specialist)
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the extra energy, power, success, etc. that is achieved by two or more people, companies or elements working together, instead of on their own Managing effective teams is a matter of achieving synergy between the individual members. attempts to re-establish synergy between mankind and nature Word Originmid 19th cent.: from Greek sunergos ‘working together’, from sun- ‘together’ + ergon ‘work’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: synergy