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consolidate

Pronunciation: /kənˈsɑːlədeɪt; kənˈsɒlɪdeɪt/

Translation of consolidate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (reinforce) [support/reputation/position] consolidar
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (combine) [companies] fusionar; [debts] consolidar
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (merge) [companies] fusionarse 1.2 (build) to consolidate on sth consolidar algo
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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