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Merger   /mˈərdʒər/   Listen

The combination of two or more commercial companies.  Synonyms: amalgamation, uniting.
An occurrence that involves the production of a union.  Synonyms: fusion, unification.

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... interviews. Business promoters called upon Hezekiah. His name was put down as a director of several leading companies, and it was rumoured that in the event of his acquittal he would undertake a merger of all the great burglar protection corporations ...
— Nonsense Novels • Stephen Leacock

... changes that had made such a grammar of far greater urgency. When Rerum Novarum was issued, or even eighteen years later when G.K. wrote What's Wrong With the World, individualist competition had not yet given place to the Trust, Combine or Merger. "The American Trust is not private enterprise. It would be truer to call the Spanish Inquisition private judgment." The decline of trade had hardly begun at the turn of the Century, liberty was still fairly ...
— Gilbert Keith Chesterton • Maisie Ward

... This "merger" is unique in that the objections to a monopoly cannot be urged against it. There is no watered stock. With proxy voting eliminated no group of men can gain control of the company's affairs. Stock holdings by individuals is limited to $2,000 on ...
— Deep Furrows • Hopkins Moorhouse

Words linked to "Merger" :   uniting, consolidation, integration, merge, union

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