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

 

agglomerate

 noun
(specialist) noun
 
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BrE BrE//əˈɡlɒmərət//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈɡlɑːmərət//
 
a mass or collection of things a multimedia agglomerate (= group of companies)
Word Origin late 17th cent.: from Latin agglomerat- ‘added to’, from the verb agglomerare, from ad- ‘to’ + glomerare (from glomus ‘ball’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: agglomerate

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