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v. con·sol·i·dat·ed, con·sol·i·dat·ing, con·sol·i·dates
1. To unite into one system or whole; combine: consolidated five separate agencies into a single department.
2. To make strong or secure; strengthen: She consolidated her power during her first year in office.
3. To make firm or coherent; form into a compact mass.
1. To become solidified or united.
2. To join in a merger or union: The two firms consolidated under a new name.
[Latin cōnsolidāre, cōnsolidāt- : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + solidāre, to make firm (from solidus, firm; see sol- in Indo-European roots).]
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|Adj.||1.||consolidated - joined together into a whole; "United Industries"; "the amalgamated colleges constituted a university"; "a consolidated school"|
united - characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity; "presented a united front"
|2.||consolidated - forming a solid mass|
compact - closely and firmly united or packed together; "compact soil"; "compact clusters of flowers"
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consolidated[kənˈsɒlɪdeɪtɪd] ADJ → consolidado
consolidated accounts → cuentas fpl consolidadas
consolidated balance sheet → hoja f de balance consolidado
consolidated fund → fondo m consolidado
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