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Syndicate vs. Consortium

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Syndicatenoun

A group of individuals or companies formed to transact some specific business, or to promote a common interest; a self-coordinating group.

‘a gambling syndicate’;

Consortiumnoun

An association or combination of businesses, financial institutions, or investors, for the purpose of engaging in a joint venture.

Syndicatenoun

(crime) A group of gangsters engaged in organized crime.

Consortiumnoun

A similar arrangement among non-commercial institutions or organizations.

Syndicatenoun

(mass media) A group of media companies, or an agency, formed to acquire content such as articles, cartoons, etc., and to publish it in multiple outlets; a chain of newspapers or other media outlets managed by such an organization.

Consortiumnoun

An association or society.

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Syndicatenoun

The office or jurisdiction of a syndic; a body or council of syndics.

Consortiumnoun

(legal) The right of a spouse to all the normal relationships with his or her mate.

Syndicateverb

(intransitive) To become a syndicate.

Consortiumnoun

(biology) A group of symbiotic microbes.

Syndicateverb

(transitive) To put under the control of a group acting as a unit.

Consortiumnoun

an association of companies for some definite purpose

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Syndicateverb

To release media content through a syndicate to be broadcast or published through multiple outlets.

Consortium

A consortium (plural: consortia) is an association of two or more individuals, companies, organizations or governments (or any combination of these entities) with the objective of participating in a common activity or pooling their resources for achieving a common goal. Consortium is a Latin word meaning , or , and derives from consors (), itself from con- () and sors ().

‘partnership’; ‘association’; ‘society’; ‘shared in property’; ‘together’; ‘fate’;

Syndicatenoun

The office or jurisdiction of a syndic; a council, or body of syndics.

Syndicatenoun

An association of persons officially authorized to undertake some duty or to negotiate some business; also, an association of persons who combine to carry out, on their own account, a financial or industrial project; as, a syndicate of bankers formed to take up and dispose of an entire issue of government bonds.

Syndicatenoun

A more or less organized association of criminals controlling some aspects of criminal activity, in a specific area or country-wide; - used loosely as a synonym for organized crime or the mafia.

Syndicatenoun

a commercial organization that purchases various journalistic items, such as articles, columns, or comic strips, from their individual creators, and resells them to newspapers or other periodicals for simultaneous publication over a wide area.

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Syndicateverb

To judge; to censure.

Syndicateverb

To combine or form into, or manage as, a syndicate.

Syndicateverb

To acquire or control for or by, or to subject to the management of, a syndicate; as, syndicated newspapers.

Syndicateverb

to purchase various journalistic items, such as articles, columns, or comic strips, from their individual creators, and resell them to numerous periodicals for simultaneous publication over a wide area; a syndicated columnist.

Syndicateverb

To unite to form a syndicate.

Syndicatenoun

a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities

Syndicatenoun

an association of companies for some definite purpose

Syndicatenoun

a news agency that sells features or articles or photographs etc. to newspapers for simultaneous publication

Syndicateverb

join together into a syndicate;

‘The banks syndicated’;

Syndicateverb

organize into or form a syndicate

Syndicateverb

sell articles, television programs, or photos to several publications or independent broadcasting stations

Syndicatenoun

a group of individuals or organizations combined to promote a common interest

‘a crime syndicate’; ‘large-scale buyouts involving a syndicate of financial institutions’;

Syndicatenoun

an association or agency supplying material simultaneously to a number of newspapers or periodicals.

Syndicatenoun

a committee of syndics.

Syndicateverb

control or manage by a syndicate.

Syndicateverb

publish or broadcast (material) simultaneously in a number of newspapers, television stations, etc.

‘her cartoon strip is syndicated in 1,400 newspapers worldwide’;

Syndicateverb

sell (a horse) to a syndicate

‘the stallion was syndicated for a record $5.4 million’;

Syndicate

A syndicate is a self-organizing group of individuals, companies, corporations or entities formed to transact some specific business, to pursue or promote a shared interest.

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