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Definition of conglomerate noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    conglomerate

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//kənˈɡlɑmərət//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable] (business) a large company formed by joining together different firms a media conglomerate
  2. 2[singular] (formal) a number of things or parts that are put together to form a whole
  3. 3[uncountable] (geology) a type of rock made of small stones held together by dried clay
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