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verb amalgamate pronunciation in British English /əˈmælɡəmeɪt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyamalgamate
he/she/itamalgamates
present participleamalgamating
past tenseamalgamated
past participleamalgamated
  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

      Profits have increased since the companies amalgamated last year.

      amalgamate with:

      We were asked to amalgamate with another local group.

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