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 (kən-sôr′tē-əm, -shē-əm)
n. pl. con·sor·ti·a (-tē-ə, -shē-ə) also con·sor·ti·ums
a. An association or a combination, as of businesses, financial institutions, or investors, for the purpose of engaging in a joint venture.
b. A cooperative arrangement among groups or institutions: a library consortium.
2. An association or society.
3. The typical collection of benefits arising from marriage, including companionship, love, assistance, and sexual relations, which may have value recognized under law.

[Latin, fellowship, from cōnsors, cōnsort-, partner; see consort.]

con·sor′ti·al adj.
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n, pl -tia (-tɪə)
1. (Commerce) an association of financiers, companies, etc, esp one formed for a particular purpose
2. (Law) law the right of husband or wife to the company, assistance, and affection of his or her spouse
[C19: from Latin: community of goods, partnership; see consort]
conˈsortial adj
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(kənˈsɔr ʃi əm, -ti-)

n., pl. -ti•a (-ʃi ə, -ti ə)
1. a combination, as of corporations, for carrying out a business venture requiring large amounts of capital.
2. association; partnership.
3. the right of husband and wife to companionship and conjugal intercourse with each other.
[1820–30; < Latin: partnership]
con•sor′ti•al, adj.
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Consortia, Consortium

 a partnership; a union; a fellowship.
Examples: consortium of local authorities [to undertake some project jointly between them]; a housing consortium; a consortium of university libraries.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.consortium - an association of companies for some definite purpose
association - a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association"
cartel, corporate trust, combine, trust - a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service; "they set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly"
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birlikte çalışan şirketler grubukonsorsiyum


[kənˈsɔːtɪəm] N (consortia (pl)) [kənˈsɔːtɪə]consorcio m
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[kənˈsɔːrtiəm] n [people, firms] → consortium m, comptoir m
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nKonsortium nt
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[kənˈsɔːtɪəm] n (consortia (pl)) [kənˈsɔːtɪə]consorzio
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(kənˈsoːtiəm) , ((American) -ʃiəm) noun
an association, union, especially of bankers or businessmen.
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