Adjective "merger" definition and examples

(Merger may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


A combination of two things, especially companies, into one.
  1. mass noun 'local companies ripe for merger or acquisition'
  2. 'One important factor here was the development of large-scale business through mergers.'
  3. 'The deal's size and the poor history of tech mergers made it a long shot from the start.'
  4. 'During the 1980s mergers and acquisitions were primarily aimed at buying hard assets.'
  5. 'Once mergers of that scale have already occurred, then the whole industry is pretty much consolidated out.'
  6. 'The new merger law provides the basis for voluntary or compulsory mergers and acquisitions.'
  7. 'Book value can increase as a result of mergers, and it can go up if a company has just sold a lot of new equity.'
  8. 'You will also need to appoint a lawyer with experience of mergers and acquisitions work.'
  9. 'But it is the story of a culture clash, and a textbook example for why mergers so often go so horribly wrong.'
  10. 'It seems that evolutionary growth was limited and the industry saw mergers and acquisitions as the answer.'
  11. 'However, neither of these approaches provided a clear path to the control of mergers.'
  12. 'The only exception to this is where the head tenancy comes to an end by surrender or merger.'
  13. 'The object of this provision was to provide a mechanism for merger control where none existed at national level.'
  14. 'First, it is clear that there is no merger of the first and second leases at common law.'

More definitions

1. a statutory combination of two or more corporations by the transfer of the properties to one surviving corporation.

2. any combination of two or more business enterprises into a single enterprise.

3. an act or instance of merging.

More examples(as adjective)

"works can be merger."

"plans can be merger."

"fees can be merger."

"closures can be merger."

"charges can be merger."

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Early 18th century: from Anglo-Norman French merger (verb used as a noun): see merge.