consolidation consolidation  /kən ˌsɑ lə ˈdeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) combining into a solid mass
  2. (n) the act of combining into an integral whole
  3. (n) something that has consolidated into a compact mass

Usage(s):

  1. But publishers say the rising prices simply reflect growing demand, not consolidation, as companies and universities invest more in research.
  2. The consolidation will not bring everyone in the department, which was created after the Sept.
  3. The deadline for consolidation is June 30.

News

  1. Florida Debt Consolidation Quote Discusses Why Consolidating is the Best Solution for Credit Card Debt

    Florida Debt Consolidation Quote published an article that discusses the reasons why consolidating credit card debt is the best option to solve the debt problem. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/credit_card_consolidation/prweb10792076.htm
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Consolidation continues as Gannett buys owner of KING-TV

    It’s the second recent deal among companies that own Seattle’s network TV affiliates, continuing a trend of consolidation.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  3. California Debt Consolidation Quote Applauds the Passed Bill That Strengthens the Protection of Consumers Against Debt ...

    California Debt Consolidation Quote is happy with the report from the Imperial Valley News about the latest bill that was passed by the California Senate to strengthen the protection of consumers against abusive debt collectors. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/consumer_protection/prweb10788560.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "This weekend isn't about a row over fiscal policy. We all agree about the need for fiscal consolidation. For me, this G20 is about putting the world economy on an irreversible path to recovery," he said.
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: Reuters

  2. At the same time, he added, "advanced countries must send a clear message that as their stimulus plans expire, they will focus on getting their fiscal houses in order. This requires credible plans for fiscal consolidation to dispel the uncertainty...
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Stephen Harper Source: Financial Times

  3. "The notion of a brief period of consolidation and evaluation probably does make sense," Gates told reporters in Baghdad, endorsing publicly for the first time an idea discussed by the US commander in Iraq, Gen. David Petraeus.
    on Feb 10, 2008 By: Robert Gates Source: Reuters UK

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