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verb consolidate pronunciation in British English /kənˈsɒlɪdeɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyconsolidate
he/she/itconsolidates
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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consolidation

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

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