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in (the) aggregate

Definition of in the aggregate in English:

In total; as a whole.
Example sentences
  • The rich are probably getting richer but the poor are also doing a little better, on the whole and in the aggregate.
  • You've got winners and losers - but in aggregate it's a total myth to say the industry is fabulously profitable.
  • But, if a company is a legal person, and the knowledge of its officials is its knowledge, can that knowledge be aggregated and, in the aggregate, constitute the mens rea for a crime?
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