Definición de consolidate en inglés:

consolidate

Saltos de línea: con|soli|date
Pronunciación: /kənˈsɒlɪdeɪt
 
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[with object]
  • 1Make (something) physically stronger or more solid: the first phase of the project is to consolidate the outside walls
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    • There he made preparations for his first attempts to consolidate purified platinum powder into a solid plug and to hammer it into a metallic ingot.
    • This pore sealant both slows down corrosion of the zinc and consolidates the layer of zinc corrosion products, in order to maintain their protective effect.
    • Strips of suitable length are cut, and are then beaten with a hammer in order to consolidate the substance of the hide.
  • 1.1Strengthen (one’s position or power): the company consolidated its position in the international market
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    • As he looks ahead to the history books, however, he seems to realize that hard power alone will not consolidate his position.
    • The local club made home advantage tell and both teams secured second places, consolidating their mid-table positions.
    • The acquisition forms part of the Group's strategy of category and geographic expansion of its trade division and firmly consolidates the Group's position in the South East of the country.
    Sinónimos
    strengthen, make stronger, make secure, secure, make stable, stabilize, reinforce, fortify, tighten, harden, stiffen, cement, enhance
  • 2Combine (a number of things) into a single more effective or coherent whole: all manufacturing activities have been consolidated in new premises
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    • The service consolidates a number of separate services that used to exist in different parts of the county.
    • I feel the whole conference could have been consolidated into a single day if the tracks had been put together correctly.
    • And, in time, the two technologies - Workplace Messaging and Notes - will be consolidated as a single technology.
    Sinónimos
  • 2.1Combine (a number of financial accounts or funds) into a single overall account or set of accounts: (as adjective consolidated) consolidated accounts
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    • You can get around the cap by consolidating IRA accounts into your 401 plan if your employer allows it.
    • If you have money spread around various bank deposit and building society accounts then this is as good a time as any to consolidate them into one single account.
    • The new board has been instructed by cabinet to consolidate the corporation's accounts into a holding company and to settle the corporation's debts as well as its overdraft and outstanding loans.
  • 2.2chiefly British Combine (separate pieces of legislation) into a single legislative act: the Companies Act 1948 and subsequent enactments were consolidated by the Companies Act 1985
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    • Most recently the Commission has made a proposal to reform and consolidate all of the legislation in one measure.
    • Most of the 1875 Act was consolidated with related legislation in the Public Health Act 1936.
    • The very last Major act was to consolidate the various legislation on employment rights regarding unfair dismissal, redundancy, and claims of lesser importance.

Derivativos

consolidation

Pronunciación: /-ˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/
sustantivo
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  • Under the banner of change-as-progress, there have been countless re-organisations, consolidations, combinations, and dissections of government departments.
  • He said there would be savings from base closures and consolidations, but officials were unable to give figures.
  • Air is expelled by thorough consolidation and the clamp is then fully sealed.

consolidator

sustantivo
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  • In this sense, the contest between transformers and consolidators is merely a version of the battle royal between No.10 and No.11 Downing Street - the offices of the Prime Minister and Chancellor.
  • Unfortunately, many travelers steer away from consolidators and discounted tickets because they are scared they will not receive a seat, they will miss their flight and their business trip or vacation will be ruined.
  • Airfare consolidators and discount travel specialists can create cheaper-than-ever globe-spanning itineraries by scouring the industry for closeout prices.

Origen

early 16th century (in the sense 'combine into a whole'): from Latin consolidare, from con- 'together' + solidare 'make firm' (from solidus 'solid').

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