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Collected together, thereby forming a cluster, clump, or mass of individual units.


, agglomerated (ă-glomĕr-ăt, -ātĕd)
To gather into a mass.
[L. ag-glomero, to wind into a ball; from ad, to, + glomus (glomer-) mass, ball of yarn]


(ă-glom′ĕ-rāt″) [L. agglomerare, to roll into a ball]
To congregate, form a mass.
agglomeratio (-rā′shŏn)
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Based on the results of their model, Eppli and Shilling found that "most retail establishments, if not all, do indeed benefit from the retail mass agglomerations in regional and super-regional shopping centers" and these establishments "are positively affected by the clustering of stores that sell the same kinds of goods.
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Commission refers Spain back to the EU Court of Justice for delaying adequate measures in 17 urban agglomerations.
The findings of a Labour Force Survey (LFS) published on November 26 by Eurostat, the Statistical office of the European Communities, reveal that unemployment for all urban agglomerations in the EU was 11.