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consolidation

noun affiliation, aggregation, assemblage, association, centralization, combination, compact, confederation, conjunction, consortium, federation, fusion, incorporation, integration, junction, league, merger, mixture, pool, strengthening, unification, union
Associated concepts: consolidated laws, consolidated school district, consolidation of actions, consolidation of stock
See also: abridgment, abstract, accession, adhesion, agglomeration, centralization, coalescence, coalition, coherence, combination, compact, compilation, concrescence, confederacy, congealment, conglomeration, connection, consortium, corporation, digest, incorporation, integration, merger, pool, sodality, union, unity

consolidation

1 the combining of two or more actions at law.
2 the combination of a number of Acts of Parliament into one codifying statute.

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.

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Any fractional interest in Common Shares that would otherwise result from the Consolidation will be rounded up to the next whole Common Share, if the fractional interest is equal to or greater than one-half of a Common Share, and rounded down to the next whole Common Share if the fractional interest is less than one-half of a Common Share.
United Airlines considering consolidation options, sees 'pretty flat capacity growth'.
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Our PRIVATE CONSOLIDATION loan program is one of the few consolidation products available to the growing number of graduates with privately insured student loans.
On the other hand, these European economies are not candidates for Rubinesque virtuous cycles from fiscal consolidation to investment booms to growth back to budget surpluses (a la the United States in the 1990s).
Consolidation offers excellent opportunities to relieve pressure on the operating budget by addressing the costs of service, administration, and staffing.
Consolidation projects strive to deliver flexible and efficient response to business growth through increased scalability.
On average, consolidation loan borrowers, over the 1987 to 2002 period, had higher levels of student loan debt, higher incomes, and larger loan repayments than did nonconsolidation borrowers.
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Because most companies don't have a single, standard general ledger system, the consolidation system must be able to collect data from multiple sources across an organization and create a common view, or chart of accounts, for corporate reporting.

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