V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: an association or group of companies, set up for a common, and usually mutually beneficial, purpose

Synonyms: syndicate, society, association, league

Antonyms: individual

Tips: The related verb consort essentially means "to join or associate with others," and is often used to denote uniting with undesirables.

Usage Examples:

The consortium of environmentalists gathered to discuss new laws to protect the environment. (association)

The consortium of investigative journalists were asking some tough questions at the press conference. (syndicate)

Several companies formed a consortium in order to pool their resources. (association)

Whom you consort with will be a measure by which people may judge you. (associate, join) verb

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