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Merger vs. Amalgamation

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Mergernoun

One that merges.

Amalgamationnoun

The process of amalgamating; a mixture, merger or consolidation.

Mergernoun

The act or process of merging two or more parts into a single unit.

‘Club mergers reduced the number of teams by half’;

Amalgamationnoun

The result of amalgamating; a mixture or alloy.

Mergernoun

(economics) The legal union of two or more corporations into a single entity, typically assets and liabilities being assumed by the buying party.

Amalgamationnoun

(specifically) The production of an alloy of mercury and another metal.

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Mergernoun

(legal) An absorption of one or more estate(s) or contract(s) into one other, all being held by the same owner; of several counts of accusation into one judgement, etc.

Amalgamationnoun

(obsolete) The intermarriage and interbreeding of different ethnicities or races.

Mergernoun

(phonology) A type of sound change where two or more sounds merge into one.

‘the cot-caught merger’;

Amalgamationnoun

The act or operation of compounding mercury with another metal; - applied particularly to the process of separating gold and silver from their ores by mixing them with mercury.

Mergernoun

One who, or that which, merges.

Amalgamationnoun

The mixing or blending of different elements, races, societies, etc.; also, the result of such combination or blending; a homogeneous union.

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Mergernoun

An absorption of one estate, or one contract, in another, or of a minor offense in a greater.

Amalgamationnoun

the combination of two or more commercial companies

Mergernoun

The combining of two groups into a unified single group under a single leadership, with voluntary participation by the leaders or management of both groups.

Mergernoun

The combining of two commercial enterprises into a unified single enterprise under a single management, with voluntary participation by both parties; as, the merger of Daimler-Benz and Chrysler into Daimler-Chrysler created a powerful competitor in the automobile manufacturing industry. Compare acquisition and takeover.

Mergernoun

the combination of two or more commercial companies

Mergernoun

an occurrence that involves the production of a union

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