horizontal combination

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Related to horizontal combination: exultation, conferred, vertical combination, underwent, waylaid
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Noun1.horizontal combination - absorption into a single firm of several firms involved in the same level of production and sharing resources at that level
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"
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Polka noted that the third component of the current transaction -- the horizontal combination of Comcast's distribution assets with the distribution assets of TWC and Charter -- did not arise in the Comcast-NBCU transaction and raises significant and troubling new issues.
Component #1: The upstream horizontal component, which is the horizontal combination of Comcast's programming assets with TWC's programming assets.
His signal contribution to the industry was as the main promoter of the British Columbia Packers' Association, a horizontal combination of salmon canners that he organized with the help of eastern Canadian banks in 1902 and that he served as general manager during its first two years of existence.

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