Definition of conglomeration in English:


Line breaks: con|glom¦er|ation
Pronunciation: /kəŋˌɡlɒməˈreɪʃ(ə)n


1A number of different things, parts or items that are grouped together; collection: a loose conglomeration of pieces
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  • A set is any collection, group, or conglomeration.
  • In my field of view they've been building a sprawling conglomeration of flats.
  • The concept belief would require an even more complex conglomeration of primitives.
2 [mass noun] The process of forming a conglomerate: the practice of media conglomeration
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  • I'm glad to see an artist taking on the subject of radio/media conglomeration.
  • Critics say the FCC is preparing to allow record levels of conglomeration in the cable industry.
  • The small traders will oppose any scheme to transform the town centre into a conglomeration of faceless shops selling the same products.

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