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amalgamate

[ uh-mal-guh-meyt ]
/ 蓹藞m忙l g蓹藢me瑟t /
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verb (used with object), a路mal路ga路mat路ed, a路mal路ga路mat路ing.
to mix or merge so as to make a combination; blend; unite; combine: to amalgamate two companies.
Metallurgy. to mix or alloy (a metal) with mercury.
verb (used without object), a路mal路ga路mat路ed, a路mal路ga路mat路ing.
to combine, unite, merge, or coalesce: The three schools decided to amalgamate.
to blend with another metal, as mercury.
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Origin of amalgamate

1635鈥45 amalgam + -ate1

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British Dictionary definitions for amalgamate

amalgamate
/ (蓹藞m忙l伞蓹藢me瑟t) /

verb
to combine or cause to combine; unite
to alloy (a metal) with mercury
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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