consortium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin consortio ("bound destiny; the same destiny") prefix con- "with" + noun sortitus ("casting lots", "decide by lots").

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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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.

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Adjective[edit]

consortium

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