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verb consolidate pronunciation in American English /kənˈsɑlɪˌdeɪt/
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present tense
present participleconsolidating
past tenseconsolidated
past participleconsolidated
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    [transitive] to make the power, position, or achievements you already have stronger or more effective so that they are likely to continue
    The president is trying to consolidate support for his proposal.
    The company is consolidating its hold on technology.

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 consolidate pronunciation in American English /kənˌsɑlɪˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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