combined


combined
combine com‧bine 1 [kəmˈbaɪn] verb [intransitive, transitive]
COMMERCE if two or more groups or organizations combine, or if you combine them, they join together:

• They said they expect no job losses from combining their operations.

combine to do something

• Two old established practices combined to form The Anthony Clark Partnership.

— combined adjective [only before a noun] :

• The new combined bank will have a market share of more than 50% in the central region.

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combined UK US /kəmˈbaɪnd/ adjective [before noun]
the combined value, weight, etc. of two or more things is the value or weight of them added together: »

The combined value of the big six tobacco companies is just £57 billion.

have a combined value/turnover/total, etc. of sth »

Paul and Clare have a combined income of $80,000.

consisting of two or more different things joined together: »

Shareholders of each group are to own about 50% of the combined company.

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The task before us is daunting, but the combined efforts of all of us will produce positive results.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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