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con·glom·er·ate

(kon-glom'ĕ-rāt),
Composed of several parts aggregated into one mass.
[L. conglomero, pp. -atus, to roll together, fr. glomus, a ball]

con·glom·er·ate

(kŏn-glom'ĕr-ăt)
Composed of several parts aggregated into one mass.
[L. conglomero, pp. -atus, to roll together, fr. glomus, a ball]

conglomerate

(kŏn-glŏm′ĕr-āt) [″ + glomerare, to heap]
1. An aggregation in one mass.
2. Clustered; heaped together.
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Like the much-vaunted Media Centre building what we end up with is anonymous 'flat pack' architecture and conglomerations of buildings that are intrusive, brutal and dispiriting.
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Perhaps in a rather impermissible way I shift back and forth between areas of knowledge or social/physical conglomerations that are distinct.
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With the exception of annual color beds here and there and some conglomerations of roses - which look nice enough for a few weeks in early spring - you could easily fall asleep driving down a local street if staying awake depended on color in the landscape.