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- (General American) enPR: mûrʹjər, IPA(key): /ˈmɝdʒɚ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈmɜːdʒə/
- Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)dʒə(ɹ)
- Hyphenation: merg‧er
merger (plural mergers)
- The act or process of merging two or more parts into a single unit.
- Club mergers reduced the number of teams by half
- (economics) The legal union of two or more corporations into a single entity, typically assets and liabilities being assumed by the buying party.
- (law) An absorption of one or more estate(s) or contract(s) into one other, all being held by the same owner; of several counts of accusation into one judgement, etc.
- (phonology) A type of sound change where two or more sounds merge into one.
- cot-caught merger
- father-bother merger
- horse-hoarse merger
- hurry-furry merger
- low back merger
- Mary-marry-merry merger
- mirror-nearer merger
- phonemic merger
- pin-pen merger
- pour-poor merger
- some-son-sun merger
- wine-whine merger
the act or process of merging
an absorption into one estate, contract etc.
type of sound change merging two or more sounds — see phonemic merger
the legal union of two or more corporations
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