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n. pl. syn·er·gies
1. The interaction of two or more agents or forces so that their combined effect is greater than the sum of their individual effects.
2. Cooperative interaction among groups, especially among the acquired subsidiaries or merged parts of a corporation, that creates an enhanced combined effect.
3. An instance of either such interaction.
[From Greek sunergiā, cooperation, from sunergos, working together; see synergism.]
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n, pl -gies
1. (Economics) Also called: synergism the potential ability of individual organizations or groups to be more successful or productive as a result of a merger
2. (Physiology) another name for synergism1
[C19: from New Latin synergia, from Greek sunergos; see synergism]
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syn•er•gy(ˈsɪn ər dʒi)
n., pl. -gies.
combined action or functioning; synergism.
syn•er•gic (sɪˈnɜr dʒɪk) adj.
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the joint action of agents, as drugs, that, taken together, produce a greater effect than the sum of their individual effects. — synergistic, adj.See also: Drugs
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|Noun||1.||synergy - the working together of two things (muscles or drugs for example) to produce an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects|
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
potentiation - (medicine) the synergistic effect of two drugs given simultaneously
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synergy[ˈsɪnədʒɪ] N → sinergia f
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synergy[ˈsɪnərdʒi] n → synergie f
the synergies gained from the merger → les synergies dégagées par la fusion
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