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verb amalgamate pronunciation in British English /əˈmælɡəmeɪt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleamalgamating
past tenseamalgamated
past participleamalgamated
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  1. 1
    [transitive] to join two or more organizations, businesses etc and make a single large one
    amalgamate something with something:

    There are plans to amalgamate the village school with a larger one nearby.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] if two organizations amalgamate, they join and make one large organization
      amalgamate with:

      We were asked to amalgamate with another local group.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to combine with another thing, or to combine two or more things


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