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Definition of 'conglomerate'


  1. a composite rock made up of particles of varying size
       Synonyms: pudding stone
  2. a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
       Synonyms: empire


  1. collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"
       Synonyms: accumulate cumulate pile up gather amass


  1. composed of heterogeneous elements gathered into a mass; "the conglomerate peoples of New England"

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