Monday, July 7, 2014


conglomerate [ n., adj. kuh'n-GLOM-er-it, kuh'ng-; v. kuh'n-GLOM-uh'-reyt, kuh'ng-  ]
 noun, adjective, intransitive verb ]
 1. (n.) a company that consists of a grouping of businesses from unrelated industries
2. (n.) something composed of heterogeneous materials or elements
3. (adj.) clustered or comprising of parts gathered into a mass
4. (adj.) having heterogeneous parts or elements
5. (tr. v.) to form into a mass
6. (intr. v.) to cause to form into a mass
 The CEO declared that their company had become a conglomerate with the successful completion of the acquisition and diversification program.