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Word: conglomerate

Definition: corporation made up of several different companies in diversified fields; mass of various material gathered together; rock consisting of small stones held together by clay; V.

Sentences Containing 'conglomerate'

"Filmfare" was originally a part of The Times Group, India's largest media services conglomerate, which also publishes The Times of India, The Economic Times, Navbharat Times and Maharashtra Times.
A financial crisis known as the Panic of 1907 was headed off by a private conglomerate (led by J. P. Morgan), who set themselves up as "lenders of last resort" to banks in trouble.[http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122360636585322023.html] This effort succeeded in stopping the panic, and led to calls for a Federal agency to do the same thing.
After a short time in compulsory military service he joined ASEA, the Swedish electrical conglomerate, initially working in their training program.
After finishing his military service, he became a shipping agent with the Eastern Conglomerate, and by 1950 had bought his first ship.
and an affiliate of Korean conglomerate Samsung are forming a joint venture to build a polysilicon plant.
As an educator, he served as a professor of Spanish at Adamson University and wrote textbooks on Spanish grammar, speech and composition while working for San Miguel Corporation, a food conglomerate.
Bouma cycles begin with an erosional contact of a coarse lower bed of pebble to granule conglomerate in a sandy matrix, and grade up through coarse then medium plane parallel sandstone; through cross-bedded sandstone; rippled cross-bedded sand/silty sand, and finally laminar siltstone and shale.
Chaudhary Groupis a multi-industrial transnational conglomerate with the headquarters in Kathmandu, Nepal. The company includes over 40 businesses, spanning across all five continents.
Deciding to shut the lab and sell Hyun-chul's work overseas, the head of the pharmaceutical conglomerate, Kim Taek-soo, sends Steve Jung and his gang to force the lab to shut down and take the research.
East Hartford is home to the headquarters of Pratt Whitney, part of the United Technologies conglomerate.
Ensenada Partido () is a district (a "partido") of Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, belonging to the Greater La Plata area, just south of the Gran Buenos Aires urban conglomerate.
Fox Entertainment Group is wholly owned and controlled by the American media conglomerate 21st Century Fox, which is chaired and part owned by the Australian-American Rupert Murdoch, since the company acquired all the stock of Fox.
Grupo Continental merged with Embotelladoras Arca in January 2011 in a 27.7 billion peso ($2.3 billion) exchange of stock and the resulting conglomerate is called Arca-Continental, trading on the Mexican Stock Exchange.
In Argentina, the mineral formed after mine tunnels were cut through Cu-U deposits in sandstone and conglomerate.
In June 2008, Rabobank, the Dutch cooperative banking conglomerate, acquired 35% shareholding in BPR.
In media economics, synergy is the promotion and sale of a product (and all its versions) throughout the various subsidiaries of a media conglomerate, e.g. films, soundtracks or video games.
In media revenue, synergy is the promotion and sale of a product throughout the various subsidiaries of a media conglomerate, e.g. films, soundtracks, or video games.
In the Cordillera, I estimated one mass of conglomerate at ten thousand feet; and although conglomerates have probably been accumulated at a quicker rate than finer sediments, yet from being formed of worn and rounded pebbles, each of which bears the stamp of time, they are good to show how slowly the mass must have been heaped together.
In the early 1960s they built a conglomerate in a fashion similar to LTV or Litton, during which time they developed the first CAD system and explored optical disk technology.
Instead, both are sister companies under parent Carso Global Telecom, and Carso Global Telecom is itself a sister conglomerate of Grupo Carso.
It comprises numerous subsidiaries and affiliated businesses, most of them united under the "Samsung" brand, and is the largest South Korean "chaebol" (business conglomerate).
It is a Canadian conglomerate of Independent Tire Dealers with locations nationwide.
It is a conglomerate enterprise focusing on retailing, beverage, food processing and distribution, textiles and real estate in Hong Kong and Mainland China.
It is a subsidiary company of Hutchison Whampoa, one of the largest conglomerate companies in Hong Kong.
It is named after the conglomerate formations on its beach, which resemble a stone castle with large arches.
Management used the resulting cash to procure global businesses including Krupp Kunstofftechnik (Corpoplast/Blowtec/Kautex brands) and HAMBA in Germany; Ryka Blow Molds in Canada; and a substantial portion of the Italian conglomerate SASIB.
On March 1, 2008, she was appointed as the 5th President of ABS-CBN, making her the first woman president of the media conglomerate and the Lopez Group of Companies.
Popular, Inc., doing business as Banco Popular in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and as Popular Community Bank in the United States, is a financial services conglomerate that has been operating in Puerto Rico for almost 120 years and in the United States for over 52 years.
Raffles Hotels Resorts signed a management contract with Dubai-based diversified business conglomerate, Wafi Group, to manage a 240-room luxury hotel in Wafi City.
Samsung Group (; ) is a South Korean multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul.
The Brier Hill Works and the company's plants in Indiana were sold to Jones and Laughlin Steel, later acquired by Ling-Temco-Vought (LTV), a conglomerate.
The Brier Hill Works eventually reopened and are now operated as V M Star Ohio, a recycling mini-mill owned by the Vallourec Group, a French conglomerate.
The company is an affiliate of dms Organization Ltd, a business conglomerate engaged in the financial services, real estate and media industries.
The company survives today as part of the power generation division of the industrial conglomerate, Siemens, who acquired the business from Rolls-Royce in 1997.
The company, a paper-energy-plantations-logistics conglomerate, employs 28,000 people around the world.
The improvements in the urban conglomerate covered wide disciplines of proper municipal budgeting and revenue generation, improvement of urban environment, particularly solid waste collection and management involving private sector participation for land fill operations of the Sharra landfill and improving infrastructure assets to match with growing urbanization of Tirana.
The Jindal Group is an Indian manufacturing conglomerate.
The magazine is published by The Times Group, India's largest media services conglomerate.
The Princess Hotels Group passed to Tiny Rowland's British conglomerate, Lonrho Plc (originally the "London and Rhodesian Mining and Land Company Limited"), between 1979 and 1981 for US $200 million.
The Roerich Pact is not only a relatively short multilateral treaty: it is a conglomerate of legal ideas about a new state order in which the state and the culture closely overlap.
The Scripps Howard Foundation is the corporate foundation of the E. W. Scripps Company, an American media conglomerate which owns newspapers, television stations, cable television networks, and other media outlets.
The summit area is formed of the siltstone, sandstone, conglomerate, tuff, lapilli-tuff and andesite sills of the Eagle Crag Member.
The underlying rocks are almost entirely carboniferous limestone with a small amount of Triassic dolomitic conglomerate.
These latter owners closed Gath y Chaves in 1974, and in 1977, sold their interest in the remaining store (Harrods) to a consortium led by PĂ©rez Companc, a prominent local conglomerate.
This alliance of the "Acht Orte" was a not a homogeneous state but rather a conglomerate of eight independent cities and lands, held together not by one single pact but by a net of six different "eternal" pacts, none of which included all eight parties as signatories.
This marked a milestone in RCA's move away from technology and into a diversified conglomerate.
Uncomfortable with receiving a prize sponsored by a mobile phone conglomerate, Pallett gave the money away to bands he liked who needed financial assistance.
was acquired by securities broker Paine Webber, which in 2000 became part of financial conglomerate UBS AG.
Wesson worked in Smith Wesson, the family company, from 1938 until 1963 when it was acquired by the conglomerate Bangor Punta.
which was sold in 1945 by Jaguar (formerly SS Cars Ltd) to the Helliwell Group which was taken over in 1946 by the British conglomerate, the Tube Investments Group (TI).
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