conglomeration love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act or process of conglomerating.
  • noun The state of being conglomerated.
  • noun An accumulation of miscellaneous things.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of gathering into a ball or mass; the state of being thus gathered; collection; accumulation.
  • noun That which is conglomerated or collected into a mass; a mixed or incongruous mass of any form; a mixture.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of gathering into a mass; the state of being thus collected; collection; accumulation.
  • noun That which is conglomerated; a mixed mass; a hodgepodge.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun That which consists of many previously separate parts.
  • noun An instance of conglomerating, a coming together of separate parts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an occurrence combining miscellaneous things into a (more or less) rounded mass
  • noun a rounded spherical form
  • noun a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together

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Examples

  • And, during your own campaign, you admitted, in the context of health-care reform, that the multinational insurance conglomeration is so firmly entrenched that you would be unable to dispense with it.

    Paul Krassner: My Letter to Obama

  • And, during your own campaign, you admitted, in the context of health-care reform, that the multinational insurance conglomeration is so firmly entrenched that you would be unable to dispense with it.

    Paul Krassner: My Letter to Obama

  • And, during your own campaign, you admitted, in the context of health-care reform, that the multinational insurance conglomeration is so firmly entrenched that you would be unable to dispense with it.

    Paul Krassner: My Letter to Obama

  • And, during your own campaign, you admitted, in the context of health-care reform, that the multinational insurance conglomeration is so firmly entrenched that you would be unable to dispense with it.

    Paul Krassner: My Letter to Obama

  • This artificial conglomeration is gradually unravelling.

    Why are South Indians so smart?

  • Meanwhile some Indian corn has been roasted by a peculiar process, so that the grains have swelled up to the size of thimbles; they are mixed with a lot of silver coins, and the whole conglomeration is then scattered over the child's head, young brothers and sisters making a tremendous rush for the spoils.

    Memoirs of an Arabian Princess

  • Chalicechick, maybe we are talking past each other — but it seems Jack is actually suggesting that UUism be defined as a conglomeration of all other religions.

    Philocrites: Guardian's religion reporter says farewell, faith shaken.

  • Why just this kind of conglomeration should achieve such results is interesting.

    The Place Beyond the Winds

  • Many explored the idea of conglomeration; that having a certain company behind you can help your credibility, but it also creates problems if it’s the wrong company, or if said company is concerned almost solely with ratings, as many seemed to be.

    2008 February | Entrekin

  • Many explored the idea of conglomeration; that having a certain company behind you can help your credibility, but it also creates problems if it’s the wrong company, or if said company is concerned almost solely with ratings, as many seemed to be.

    Because I want to

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