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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin consortium, from consors, consortis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kənˈsɔː(ɹ).ʃəm/, /kənˈsɔː(ɹ).ti.əm/

NounEdit

 
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consortium (plural consortia or consortiums)

  1. An association or combination of businesses, financial institutions, or investors, for the purpose of engaging in a joint venture.
  2. A similar arrangement among non-commercial institutions or organizations.
  3. An association or society.
  4. (law) The right of a spouse to all the normal relationships with his or her mate.
  5. (biology) A group of symbiotic microbes.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin consortium, from consors, consortis.

NounEdit

consortium m (plural consortiums)

  1. consortium (association, arrangement)
  2. cartel

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AdjectiveEdit

consortium

  1. genitive masculine plural of consors
  2. genitive feminine plural of consors
  3. genitive neuter plural of consors

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