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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of consolidate.


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  • The date of the occurrence doesn't seem to coincide with anything in particular-though, given the way TM "consolidates" backups after a month, it's really difficult to tell.

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  • Canberra network operator "consolidates" IP transit services.

    iTnews Australia

  • Deutsche Telekom's exposure to southeastern Europe, where some countries still haven't substantially recovered from the economic crisis, is significant; it holds a 30% stake in Greece's Hellenic Telecommunications Organization SA, or OTE, and fully consolidates the company.

    Deutsche Telekom's Profit Falls 37%

  • Youku may see increased content costs in the short term, though it expects costs are likely to stabilize in the long term as China's online-video-sector consolidates, Chief Financial Officer Dele Liu said on a teleconference about the financial results. Net Loss Narrows

  • U.S. private-equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts will reduce its stake in one of Australia's leading media companies through the 4.1 billion Australian dollar US$4.16 billion sale of Seven Media Group to West Australian Newspapers Holdings, which consolidates the media assets of billionaire Kerry Stokes.

    Business Watch

  • The resounding victory consolidates the Tamil National Alliance's status as an authentic representative of ethnic Tamils in negotiations with Rajapaksa's ethnic majority Sinhalese-controlled government in sharing political power and postwar rehabilitation.

    Ex-rebel proxies sweep Sri Lanka local elections

  • Paul is now certain to become a national Tea Party icon as the movement consolidates its shift from maverick populist phenomenon to major congressional force.

    Tea Party scores first election night victory as Rand Paul takes Kentucky

  • AT&T has a major presence in the book, as it consolidates its hold not only on the telephone network, but tries to take over radio, even as it fought off a challenge from the then-dominant Western Union.

    Art Brodsky: The Master Switch by Tim Wu -- a Masterful Guide to Our Internet World

  • The five-year transportation bill provides funding for highway and transit funding, slashes Amtrak's budget, streamlines the environmental-review process, and consolidates scores of federal transportation agencies to save money, among other things.

    House to Link Energy and Transportation Bills

  • It consolidates consumer protection authority that had been spread out over about half a dozen agencies; it will have an annual budget approaching half a billion dollars.

    Elizabeth Warren, Sensing Opportunity, Wants To Ease Burden On Lenders To Help Families


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