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verb consolidate pronunciation in British English /kənˈsɒlɪdeɪt/
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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.

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 consolidate pronunciation in British English /kənˌsɒlɪˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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