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Definition of "merger" []

  • The act or an instance of merging; union. (noun)
  • The union of two or more commercial interests or corporations. (noun)
  • Law The absorption of a lesser estate, liability, right, action, or offense into a greater one. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "merger" in a sentence
  • ""We're not using the word merger because that means typically one is consumed into another," Mr. Millsaps said."
  • "If the merger is approved by regulators, the airline would use the United name."
  • "If this merger is allowed consumers will lose any power that they had in the satellite radio industry and the service provider will be granted the opportunity to take advantage of those individuals that are current subscribers and those that wish to become subscribers."