consortia consortia  /kən ˈsɔr ʃə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an association of companies for some definite purpose

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It has been built by independent consortia of private telecom companies and investors, and network design has been driven by economics.
  2. The oil consortia, led by Shell and Esso, demanded at least 3.
  3. Short-range jets will enable professors to serve consortia of small colleges that agree to share faculty and facilities.

News

  1. Supranational Hotels Selects eRevMax as Preferred Supplier

    Supranational Hotels, one of the biggest hotel consortia globally has chosen RateTiger as their preferred hotel online channel management partner. The hotel channel manager brand from eRevMax is widely known for its fully integrated e-distribution platform with smart travel channel connectivity, market intelligence and revenue management capabilities.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Hospitality Net

  2. Beware the Spring

    Here’s a tip on how to analyze any governmental involvement or position on any problem or condition in the world: how does it directly affect the American people? Not international banks or consortia or cabals or covens or the UN …
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WPIX 11 New York

Quotes

  1. "We stated last month that our approach to expansion has to be both prudent and planned - and it is," FFA chief executive Ben Buckley told AAP. "We will be continuing discussions with the consortia on the basis of a successful entry in to the...
    on Mar 5, 2008 By: Ben Buckley Source: Ninemsn

  2. "We have advised the interested consortia that they have two weeks to satisfy certain criteria ...... to enable them to enter the competition next season," Lowy said. "If they are able to satisfy the criteria within this timeframe, then there...
    on Feb 21, 2008 By: Frank Lowy Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Culture Secretary Ben Bradshaw, who made the announcement, said: "The funding available to these consortia represents a massive commitment from this government to help encourage the long-term sustainability of news in the nations, locally and in the...
    on Mar 25, 2010 By: Ben Bradshaw Source: BBC News

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