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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 Ministry will afford a fixed amount for the production of each barrel to be produced by the conglomeration -- one dollar and 39 cents, of which 35 percent would be cut as duty," said the minister.
The Third Front is conglomeration of some state parties in search of a Prime Minister," Mukherjee said at a press conference here.
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