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merg·er

 (mûr′jər)
n.
1. The act or an instance of merging: a merger of technique and creativity.
2. An absorption of one corporation by another, with the corporation being absorbed losing its separate identity and governance.
3. Law An absorption of a lesser estate, contract, criminal offense, right, or liability into a succeeding larger one, resulting in the extinction of the former.

merger

(ˈmɜːdʒə)
n
1. (Commerce) commerce the combination of two or more companies, either by the creation of a new organization or by absorption by one of the others. Often called (Brit): amalgamation
2. (Law) law the extinguishment of an estate, interest, contract, right, offence, etc, by its absorption into a greater one
3. the act of merging or the state of being merged

merg•er

(ˈmɜr dʒər)

n.
1. a statutory combination of two or more corporations by the transfer of the properties to one surviving corporation.
2. an act or instance of merging.
[1720–30; in legal usage, the extinguishment of a right, estate, etc., by absorption into another < Anglo-French (law French); see merge, -er3]

merger

The joining together of two or more firms to form a single company.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.merger - the combination of two or more commercial companiesmerger - the combination of two or more commercial companies
consolidation, integration - the act of combining into an integral whole; "a consolidation of two corporations"; "after their consolidation the two bills were passed unanimously"; "the defendants asked for a consolidation of the actions against them"
2.merger - an occurrence that involves the production of a unionmerger - an occurrence that involves the production of a union
union - the occurrence of a uniting of separate parts; "lightning produced an unusual union of the metals"

merger

noun union, fusion, consolidation, amalgamation, combination, coalition, incorporation the proposed merger of the two banks

merger

noun
Something produced by mixing:
Translations
اِنْدِمَاجُدَمْج، إنْدِماج
fúze
fusionsammenlægningsammenslutning
FusionZusammenschlussFirmenzusammenschlussKonsumption
yritysfuusio
spajanje
samruni, samsteypa
合併
합병
fusion
การรวมกิจการ
sự liên kết

merger

[ˈmɜːdʒəʳ] N (Comm) → fusión f

merger

[ˈmɜːrdʒər] n [companies, banks] → fusion f

merger

n (Comm) → Fusion f

merger

[ˈmɜːdʒəʳ] n (Comm) → fusione f

merge

(məːdʒ) verb
1. to (cause to) combine or join. The sea and sky appear to merge at the horizon.
2. (with into) to change gradually into something else. Summer slowly merged into autumn.
3. (with into etc) to disappear into (eg a crowd, back-ground etc). He merged into the crowd.
ˈmerger noun
a joining together of business firms. There's been a merger between two companies.

merger

اِنْدِمَاجُ fúze sammenslutning Fusion συγχώνευση fusión yritysfuusio fusion spajanje fusione 合併 합병 fusie fusjon połączenie fusão слияние fusion การรวมกิจการ şirket evliliği sự liên kết 合并
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