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con·sol·i·da·tion

 (kən-sŏl′ĭ-dā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of consolidating.
b. The state of being consolidated.
2. The merger of two or more commercial interests or corporations.

consolidation

(kənˌsɒlɪˈdeɪʃən)
n
1. the act of consolidating or state of being consolidated
2. something that is consolidated or integrated
3. (Law) law
a. the combining of two or more actions at law
b. the combination of a number of Acts of Parliament into one codifying statute
4. (Geological Science) geology the process, including compression and cementation, by which a loose deposit is transformed into a hard rock
5. (Psychology) psychol the process in the brain that makes the memory for an event enduring; the process is thought to continue for some time after the event
conˈsoliˌdative adj

con•sol•i•da•tion

(kənˌsɒl ɪˈdeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an act or instance of consolidating; the state of being consolidated; unification.
2. solidification; strengthening.
3. something that is or has been consolidated; a consolidated whole.
4. a statutory combination of two or more corporations.
5. the process of becoming solid, as the changing of lung tissue from aerated and elastic to firm in certain diseases.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Late Latin]
con•sol′i•da`tive, adj.

consolidation

The combining or merging of elements to perform a common or related function.

Consolidation

 combination of two or more Acts, Bills, or Statutes to be placed before Parliament; a combining of two or more sources of income, the union of two benefices or offices of State—Wilkes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.consolidation - combining into a solid mass
combining, combine - an occurrence that results in things being united
2.consolidation - 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"
compounding, combining, combination - the act of combining things to form a new whole
centralisation, centralization - the act of consolidating power under a central control
incorporation - consolidating two or more things; union in (or into) one body
amalgamation, merger, uniting - the combination of two or more commercial companies
vertical combination, vertical integration - absorption into a single firm of several firms involved in all aspects of a product's manufacture from raw materials to distribution
horizontal combination, horizontal integration - absorption into a single firm of several firms involved in the same level of production and sharing resources at that level
3.consolidation - something that has consolidated into a compact mass; "he dropped the consolidation into the acid bath"
natural object - an object occurring naturally; not made by man

consolidation

noun
1. strengthening, reinforcement, fortification, stabilization Change brought about the growth and consolidation of the working class.
2. combination, union, association, alliance, merger, federation, amalgamation Further consolidations in the industry may follow.

consolidation

noun
A bringing together into a whole:
Translations
تَوطيد، تَدْعيم، تَعْزيز
upevněníztuhnutí
konsolideringstyrkelse
megszilárdítás
styrking, efling
sağlamlaştırma

consolidation

[kənˌsɒlɪˈdeɪʃən] N
1. (= strengthening) → consolidación f
2. (= combining) → concentración f, fusión f

consolidation

[kənˌsɒlɪˈdeɪʃən] n
[power, position] → consolidation f
(= amalgamation) [groups, firms] → fusion f

consolidation

n
(= strengthening)Festigung f
(= amalgamation)Zusammenlegung f, → Vereinigung f; (of companies)Zusammenschluss m; (of funds, debts)Konsolidierung f

consolidation

[kənˌsɒlɪˈdeɪʃn] n (see vb) → consolidazione f, fusione f, unione f

consolidate

(kənˈsolideit) verb
to make or become solid; to strengthen.
conˌsoliˈdation noun

consolidation

n consolidación f
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My friend is dead, my neighbour is dead, my love, the darling of my soul, is dead; it is the inexorable consolidation and perpetuation of the secret that was always in that individuality, and which I shall carry in mine to my life's end.
He had been a manufacturer of electrical apparatus in Indianapolis, until Vail's policy of consolidation drew him into the central group of pioneers and pathfinders.
To this catalogue of circumstances that tend to the amelioration of popular systems of civil government, I shall venture, however novel it may appear to some, to add one more, on a principle which has been made the foundation of an objection to the new Constitution; I mean the ENLARGEMENT of the ORBIT within which such systems are to revolve, either in respect to the dimensions of a single State or to the consolidation of several smaller States into one great Confederacy.
A distinction, more subtle than accurate, has been raised between a CONFEDERACY and a CONSOLIDATION of the States.
They ought, with equal care, to have preserved the FEDERAL form, which regards the Union as a CONFEDERACY of sovereign states; instead of which, they have framed a NATIONAL government, which regards the Union as a CONSOLIDATION of the States.
The thing ended, however, in the consolidation of the thirteen states, with some fifteen or twenty others, in the most odious and insupportable despotism that was ever heard of upon the face of the Earth.
Democracy is morose, and runs to anarchy, but in the State and in the schools it is indispensable to resist the consolidation of all men into a few men.
He had them in the greatest order--his tapes and his files, his receipts, and his letters with lawyers and correspondents; the documents relative to the wine project (which failed from a most unaccountable accident, after commencing with the most splendid prospects), the coal project (which only a want of capital prevented from becoming the most successful scheme ever put before the public), the patent saw-mills and sawdust consolidation project, &c.
today announced that the consolidation (the Consolidation ) of its issued and outstanding common shares (the Common Shares ) approved by shareholders at a special meeting held on November 16, 2015, occurred at the Consolidation ratio of 100-to-1 and became legally effective on November 17 2015 (the Share Consolidation Effective Date ).
NASDAQ: AEZS) (TSX: AEZ) (the "Company") today announced that the consolidation (the "Consolidation") of its issued and outstanding common shares (the "Common Shares") approved by shareholders at a special meeting held on November 16, 2015, occurred at the Consolidation ratio of 100-to-1 and became legally effective on November 17 2015 (the "Share Consolidation Effective Date").
It warned that business passengers would be charged "higher ticket prices" yet consolidation would not achieve its main purpose: "What's more, these potential transactions represent a near-term fix to the industry's difficulties and do not address systemic profitability problems and root causes.
For many Americans like Washington, debt consolidation is fast becoming a viable choice to eliminating debt.

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