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Definition of "aggregation" []

  • The act or process of aggregating (noun)
  • Dispersion in which the individuals of a species are closer together than if they were randomly dispersed (noun)
  • The act of collecting together (aggregating). (noun)

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  • The state of being collected into a mass, assemblage, or sum (aggregated). (noun)
  • A collection of particulars; an aggregate. (noun)
  • Summarizing multiple routes into one route. (noun)
  • The majority of the parasite population concentrated into a minority of the host population. (noun)

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Use "aggregation" in a sentence
  • "Protein aggregation is the cause of several neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and Creuzfeldt-Jacob disease, as well as pancreatic insufficiency, which causes type 2 diabetes."
  • "As a concept I think this aggregation is an interesting idea, although, executions have thus far been pretty not great."
  • "He says - maybe it's true of Manchester United as well - that a big factor in success is what he calls the aggregation of minute di ff erences."