V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. an odd accumulation or mass of varied things put together; 2. the act of mixing or coming together

Synonyms: accumulation, aggregate, hodgepodge, medley, composite, corporation

Antonyms: separation

Tips: A conglomeration is a mixture of unexpected elements combined together. The similar and related word conglomerate is used as an adjective to describe something composed of heterogeneous elements. As a noun, conglomerate denotes a group of companies from varying industries under one ownership, run as a single organization.

Usage Examples:

Some radio stations boast their independence from media conglomerates. (corporations)

The San Diego Comic Convention features a conglomeration of artistry, toys, and works of fiction. (medley, hodgepodge)

The conglomeration of toys on my son's bedroom floor is getting out of hand. (accumulation, hodgepodge)

The surf clothing company fused together a conglomeration of high-tech materials to create a new type of wet suit. (medley, composite)

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