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Definition of consortium noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

consortium

 noun
noun
NAmE//kənˈsɔrt̮iəm//
 
, NAmE//kənˈsɔrʃiəm//
 
(pl. consortiums or consortia
NAmE//kənˈsɔrt̮iə//
 
, NAmE//kənˈsɔrʃiə//
 
)
 
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a group of people, countries, companies, etc., who are working together on a particular project the Boston Consortium for Higher Education Our company forms part of a consortium of local businesses working for environmental change.
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