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English adjective: conglomerate

1. conglomerate composed of heterogeneous elements gathered into a mass

SamplesThe conglomerate peoples of New England.



English noun: conglomerate

1. conglomerate (substance) a composite rock made up of particles of varying size

Synonymspudding stone

Broader (hypernym)rock, stone

2. conglomerate (group) a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization


Broader (hypernym)corp, corporation

Narrower (hyponym)publishing conglomerate, publishing empire

English verb: conglomerate

1. conglomerate (change) collect or gather

SamplesJournals are accumulating in my office.
The work keeps piling up.

ExamplesThe crowds conglomerate in the streets

Synonymsaccumulate, amass, cumulate, gather, pile up

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)increase

Narrower (hyponym)accrete, backlog, drift

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