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amalgamate
American English: /əˈmælɡəˌmeɪt/
British English: /əˈmalɡəmeɪt/

Translation of amalgamate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (collections/indexes)
    (companies/departments)
    Example sentences
    • He was also a keen hurler and in recent years saw his beloved Ballinakill Club amalgamated with Woodford.
    • A business is often sold, purchased, merged, or amalgamated with another business by the purchase and sale of either assets or shares.
    • The East Yorkshire Regiment amalgamated with the West Yorkshire Regiment in 1958 to form the Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire.

intransitive verb

  • (companies/departments)
    fusionarse

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