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consolidated

[ kuhn-sol-i-dey-tid ]
/ kənˈsɒl ɪˌdeɪ tɪd /
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adjective
brought together into a single whole.
having become solid, firm, or coherent.
Accounting. taking into account the combined information gathered from the financial conditions of a parent corporation and its subsidiaries: a consolidated balance sheet.
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Origin of consolidated

First recorded in 1745–55; consolidate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM consolidated

qua·si-con·sol·i·dat·ed, adjectiveun·con·sol·i·dat·ed, adjective
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