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Consolidation

Con`sol`i`da´tion
n.1.The act or process of consolidating, making firm, or uniting; the state of being consolidated; solidification; combination.
The consolidation of the marble and of the stone did not fall out at random.
- Woodward.
The consolidation of the great European monarchies.
- Hallam.
2.(Bot.) To organic cohesion of different circled in a flower; adnation.
3.(Law) The combination of several actions into one.
Noun1.consolidation - combining into a solid mass
2.consolidation - the act of combining into an integral whole; "a consolidation of two corporations"; "after their consolidation the two bills were passed unanimously"; "the defendants asked for a consolidation of the actions against them"
Synonyms: integration
3.consolidation - something that has consolidated into a compact mass; "he dropped the consolidation into the acid bath"

CONSOLIDATION, civil law. The union of the usufruct with the estate out of which it issues, in the same person which happens when the usufructuary acquires the estate, or vice versa. In either case the usufruct is extinct. In the common law this is called a merger. Ley. El. Dr. Rom. 424. U. S. Dig. tit. Actions, V.
     2. Consolidation may take place in two ways: first, by the usufructuary surrendering his right to the proprietor, which in the common law is called a surrender; secondly, by the release of the. proprietor of his rights to the usufructuary, which in our law is called a release.

Anschluss, abbreviation, accelerando, acceleration, accretion, addition, adherence, adhesion, affiliation, agglomeration, agglutination, aggravation, aggregation, alliance, amalgamation, assimilation, association, astriction, astringency, beefing-up, blend, blending, blowing up, blowup, bottleneck, cabal, cahoots, cartel, centralization, cervix, circumscription, cling, clinging, clotting, clumping, clustering, coadunation, coagulation, coalescence, coalition, coarctation, coherence, cohesion, cohesiveness, colleagueship, collegialism, collegiality, combination, combine, combo, compactedness, compaction, composition, compression, compressure, comradeship, concentration, concretion, condensation, confederacy, confederation, confraternity, congealment, congelation, congeries, conglobation, conglomeration, conjugation, conjunction, conspiracy, constriction, constringency, contraction, contracture, copartnership, copartnery, curtailment, decrease, deepening, densification, diminuendo, ecumenism, embodiment, encompassment, enhancement, enosis, exacerbation, exaggeration, explosion, federalization, federation, fellowship, fraternalism, fraternity, fraternization, freemasonry, fusion, hardening, heating-up, heightening, hookup, hourglass, hourglass figure, inclusion, incorporation, information explosion, inseparability, integration, intensification, isthmus, junction, junta, knitting, league, magnification, marriage, meld, melding, mergence, merger, merging, narrow place, narrowing, neck, package, package deal, partnership, pickup, population explosion, puckering, pursing, redoubling, reduction, reinforcement, set, shortening, sodality, solidification, sorority, speedup, step-up, sticking, stranglement, strangulation, strengthening, striction, stricture, syncretism, syndication, syneresis, synthesis, systole, tie-in, tie-up, tightening, unification, union, wasp waist, wedding, wrinkling
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