Examples from the Web for merger
The merger, if it comes off, would have major ramifications for the West.ISIS and Al Qaeda Ready to Gang Up on Obama's Rebels|Jamie Dettmer|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the fast food giant announced a merger with a Canadian chain, politicians wasted no time applying the special sauce.The Democrats Have Found a New Boogeyman, and It’s Burger King|Tim Mak|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Such positive trends are not going to be threatened anytime soon, even if and when the Comcast-Time Warner merger happens.The FCC Must Ignore the Silly ‘Net Neutrality’ Advocates|Nick Gillespie|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It will get state governors to write letters supporting the merger.Is the Media Mega-Merger of TWC and Comcast a Match Made In Hell?|Lloyd Grove|March 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Manitou Council of Wisconsin did however question the merger—all the way to court.
They are not thoroughly reconciled, even yet, to being a merger.The Romance of the Reaper|Herbert Newton Casson
Merger is the fusion of two or more free states into a single unitary state."Colony,"--or "Free State"? "Dependence,"--or "Just Connection"?|Alpheus H. Snow
Work is going forward on the merger of European national forces on the Continent into a single army.State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman|Harry S. Truman
But San Francisco did not know the inside of the merger deal as it is now known to every schoolboy in Nevada.My Adventures with Your Money|George Graham Rice
Could they have parted with it, without consenting to a merger of their sovereignty?Memoirs of Service Afloat, During the War Between the States|Raphael Semmes
British Dictionary definitions for merger
Word Origin and History for merger
1728 in legal sense, "extinguishment by absorption," from merge (v.), on analogy of French infinitives used as nouns (e.g. waiver). From 1889 in the business sense; not common until c.1926. General meaning "any act of merging" is from 1881.
Culture definitions for merger
The union of two or more independent corporations under a single ownership. Also known as takeovers, mergers may be friendly or hostile. In the latter case, the buying company, having met with resistance from directors of the targeted company, usually offers an inflated (overmarket) price to persuade stockholders of the targeted company to sell their shares to it. Such mergers often have been financed by junk bonds.