conglomerate
con·glom·er·ate /kən-'glä-mə-rət/ n: a widely diversified company; esp: a corporation that acquires other companies whose activities are unrelated to the corporation's primary activity

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

conglomerate
I adjective accumulated, agglomerate, aggregate, amalgamated, amassed, assembled, blended, brought together, collected, collectivized, combined, complex, composite, compound, compounded, congregate, congregated, cumulated, gathered into a round mass, glomerate, indiscriminate, inseparable, mass, mingled, miscellaneous, mixed, united, varied II index agglomeration, aggregate, assemblage, coadunate, coalition, coherent (joined), collect (gather), collection (accumulation), combine (join together), commingle, compile, complex (development), composite, compound, concentrate (consolidate), congregate, consolidate (unite), corporation, corpus, crystallize, cumulation, desegregate, join (bring together), merge, unite

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


conglomerate
n.
A corporate entity composed of several different corporations merged together. See also merger

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


conglomerate
n. A corporate entity that owns or otherwise controls a group of other corporations that engage in unrelated businesses or industries.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


conglomerate
A corporation operating in several different and unrelated enterprises, such as the movie industry, baking, and oil refining.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


conglomerate
A corporation operating in several different and unrelated enterprises, such as the movie industry, baking, and oil refining.

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