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verb merge pronunciation in American English /mɜrdʒ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theymerge
he/she/itmerges
present participlemerging
past tensemerged
past participlemerged

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] if two organizations merge, or if you merge them, they combine to form one bigger organization
    Two of Indonesia’s top banks are planning to merge.
    merge something with something: He has plans to merge his own company with another unnamed media giant.
    merge with: Small publishers were forced to merge with larger companies.
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    [intransitive] if two things merge, they combine or become mixed so that you can no longer tell the difference between them
    merge into/with: The hills merged into the dark sky behind them.
    For her, work and life merge into one another.

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