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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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The final sample contained 265 mergers, of which 148 were conglomerates and 117 were non conglomerates.
These, of course, are the very institutions that will be combined with insurance companies and securities firms in the new too-big-to-fail conglomerates.
Indeed with such an exposure the question is being asked are they still any conglomerates with such economic influence.
The International Monetary Fund demanded a reorganisation of the conglomerates when it granted South Korea a record pounds 35billion loan last year.
However, black manufacturers were at a greater disadvantage as time passed, since the costs of doing business were increasing as white-owned conglomerates invested more time and resources in marketing strategies in minority markets.
If a conglomerate's nonprofit enterprise is found to hold shares of its affiliates, the FTC will take this into account in deciding whether to subject the conglomerate to limited mutual investments.
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APRA previously announced its intention to apply the Level 3 framework to eight conglomerate groups (see: www.
The Commission asked a joint committee from CEBS and CEIOPS (the Joint Committee of Financial Conglomerates - JCFC) to do a stocktake of the implementation of the FCD in national law.
The Internet allows you to bypass all of these conglomerates and order things directly--and find out about them in the first place.
Gilbert and AFTRA President John Connolly said that in this era of major media conglomerates, actors, broadcasters and recording artists all work for the same few employers and a merger would give performers an opportunity to go to the bargaining table with equal strength rather than inferior strength.