[kuh n-glom-uh-rey-shuh n, kuh ng-]
Origin of conglomeration
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2, 3. agglomeration, aggregate, aggregation, conglomerate.
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- a conglomerate mass
- a mass of miscellaneous things
- the act of conglomerating or the state of being conglomerated
Word Origin and History for conglomerative
1620s, from Latin conglomerationem (nominative conglomeratio), noun of action from past participle stem of conglomerare (see conglomerate (adj.)).
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