verb (used with object), con·glom·er·at·ed, con·glom·er·at·ing.
verb (used without object), con·glom·er·at·ed, con·glom·er·at·ing.
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Origin of conglomerate
Examples from the Web for conglomerate
And that conglomerate also owns nearly 70 percent of the Rossing uranium mine in Namibia.
A major backer for one Britton Holdings investment is a Chinese conglomerate active in the energy sector.
We already saw what happens to him when a conglomerate attempts to give him massive amounts of money.Dave Chappelle’s Triumphant Return to New York City|Alex Suskind|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Under his tenure, BP also gained access to Russian oil reserves with the creation of the conglomerate TNK-BP.
He wants the conglomerate to spin off its entertainment business to liberate what he views as locked-up financial value.Japan’s Fiscal Crossroads: Will Abenomics Mean Tougher Changes?|Daniel Gross|July 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Alas for tapestry weaving of to-day, the usual modern cartoon is a staring anachronism, and a conglomerate of modes.The Tapestry Book|Helen Churchill Candee
At the height of a few hundred feet above the plain, patches of conglomerate adhered in several places to the solid rock.A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World|Charles Darwin
In nearly all parts of the world the Permian presents thick beds of red sandstone and conglomerate as marked ingredients.The Story of the Earth and Man|J. W. Dawson
America has gained much by being the conglomerate country that she is, made up of a commingling of the blood of other races.
The rest is conglomerate, and one or two lines show a more Northern origin.Army Life in a Black Regiment|Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Word Origin for conglomerate
1570s, from Latin conglomeratus, past participle of conglomerare "to roll together," from com- "together" (see com-) + glomerare "to gather into a ball," from glomus (genitive glomeris) "a ball," from PIE root *glem-.
"large business group," 1967, from conglomerate (adj.).
1590s, from Latin conglomeratus, past participle of conglomerare (see conglomerate (adj.)). Related: Conglomerated; conglomerating.