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Meaning of "consortium" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CONSORTIUM

From Latin: community of goods, partnership.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CONSORTIUM

consortium  [kənˈsɔːtɪəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONSORTIUM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Consortium is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CONSORTIUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Consortium

A consortium is an association of two or more individuals, companies, organizations or governments with the objective of participating in a common activity or pooling their resources for achieving a common goal. Consortium is a Latin word, meaning "partnership", "association" or "society" and derives from consors 'partner', itself from con- 'together' and sors 'fate', meaning owner of means or comrade.

Definition of consortium in the English dictionary

The definition of consortium in the dictionary is an association of financiers, companies, etc, esp one formed for a particular purpose. Other definition of consortium is the right of husband or wife to the company, assistance, and affection of the other.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONSORTIUM


Actium
ˈæktɪəm
Arretium
æˈriːtɪəm
Byzantium
bɪˈzæntɪəm
cerastium
seˈræstɪəm
cymatium
sɪˈmeɪtɪəm
darmstadtium
dɑːmˈstætɪəm
endosteum
ɛnˈdɒstɪəm
hospitium
hɒˈspɪtɪəm
ostium
ˈɒstɪəm
perichaetium
ˌperɪˈkiːtɪəm
periosteum
ˌpɛrɪˈɒstɪəm
protium
ˈprəʊtɪəm
radiostrontium
ˌraɪdɪəʊˈstrɒntɪəm
satellitium
ˌsætəˈlɪtɪəm
sestertium
sɛˈstɜːtɪəm
strontium
ˈstrɒntɪəm
syncytium
sɪnˈsɪtɪəm
tritium
ˈtrɪtɪəm
unnilpentium
ˌjuːnɪlˈpɛntɪəm
zoocytium
ˌzəʊəˈsaɪtɪəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONSORTIUM

consols
consolute
consonance
consonancies
consonancy
consonant
consonant cluster
consonant shift
consonantal
consonantal alliteration
consonantally
consonantly
consonous
consort
consortable
consorter
consortia
consortial
consortism
conspecific

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONSORTIUM

acaridomatium
acarodomatium
capillitium
domatium
jus gentium
Latium
lutetium
nasturtium
panaritium
pancratium
sclerotium
solatium
technetium
unnilseptium
Zeno of Citium

Synonyms and antonyms of consortium in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «consortium» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONSORTIUM

Find out the translation of consortium to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of consortium from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «consortium» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

联盟
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

consorcio
570 millions of speakers

English

consortium
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

संघ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كونسورتيوم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

консорциум
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

consórcio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সাহচর্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

consortium
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Konsortium
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Konsortium
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

合弁事業
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

컨소시엄
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Konsorsium
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tập đoàn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கூட்டமைப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कन्सोर्टियम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

konsorsiyum
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

consorzio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

konsorcjum
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

консорціум
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

consorțiu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κοινοπραξία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

konsortium
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

konsortium
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

konsortium
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of consortium

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONSORTIUM»

The term «consortium» is very widely used and occupies the 15.736 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONSORTIUM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about consortium

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4 QUOTES WITH «CONSORTIUM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word consortium.
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Paul Davies
Perhaps the best motivation for going to Mars is political. It is obvious that no single nation currently has either the will or the resources to do it alone, but a consortium of nations and space agencies could achieve it within 20 years.
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Norm Dicks
Over 30 years ago, Airbus was founded by a European consortium of French, German, and later Spanish and British companies to compete in the large commercial aircraft industry with U.S. companies.
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Jim Lovell
I would suspect strongly that over a period of time, if we put our mind to going to Mars, it will be a consortium of several countries.
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Andrea Mitchell
It was a presidential election year, and as a member of a consortium of Ivy League radio stations, we participated in 'network' coverage of election night.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONSORTIUM»

Discover the use of consortium in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to consortium and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Churches and Other Religious Organisations as Legal Persons: ...
This book contains the contributions to the Conference 'Churches and Other Religious Organisations as Legal Persons', organised in 2005 by the European Consortium for Church and State Research.
European Consortium for Church-State Research. Conference, Lars Friedner, 2007
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Consortium on professional skills: working paper; 3/3/80 draft
A proposal to establish a consortium of law schools in Indiana to work together to train law students in basic professional skills that lawyers need to function properly.
Indiana University, Bloomington. School of Law, 1980
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Leadership Style and Outcome Behaviors of Higher Education ...
Table I.12: Independent Sample t-Tests and Levene's Tests for Equality of Variances for MLQ Factor Scores of Consortium Directors by Years in Current Position............................................. 126 Table I.13: Means and Standard Deviations for ...
Mark E. Shelton, 2008
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Arcadia Snips and the Steamwork Consortium
In fact, the story is so accurate that you might consider it more of a history lecture than an illustrated novel.
Robert C. Rodgers, 2009
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Astrophysics simulations: the Consortium for Upper Level ...
The simulations included in this volume cover: Stellar Evolution, The Interior Model of Star, Binary Stars, The Motion of n Bodies, Galactic Kinematics, Stellar Pulsation, and Stellar Atmospheres.
J. M. A. Danby, Richard Kouzes, Charles Whitney, 1995
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British Retail Consortium 2007: [BRC yearbook]
[BRC yearbook] British Retail Consortium. Section three Retail Management The NMW: 2006 hopes and 2007 expectations BRITISH RETAIL CONSORTIUM. - RETAIL MANAGEMENT.
British Retail Consortium, 2006
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Strategy for the Global Musa Genomics Consortium
expertise of the different participating laboratories, it was therefore agreed to form a "Musa Genomics Consortium" in the framework of PROMIISA. The launch of the Musa Genomics Consortium took place in Arlington, Virginia in July 2001.
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AIDS: Taking a Long-Term View
Written to be easily understandable by all readers, this book is the single best source of reliable information on where the pandemic stands today, where it's headed, and what can be done to create better outcomes between now and 2031.
The aids2031 Consortium, 2010
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Quantum mechanics simulations: the Consortium for ...
The simulations included in this volume cover: Bound State Wave Function's in One and Three Dimensions, Stationary Scattering States in One and Three Dimensions, Electron States in a Lattice, Time Development, Identical Particles, and Bound ...
John R. Hiller, Ian D. Johnston, Daniel F. Styer, 1995
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The Soul Consortium
The Cataclysm happened when the Soul Consortium ripped through the Singularity, but how does that help? What else did Sunny want me to remember? A picture he painted. Yes. The man in the bubble with the lance through his heart.
Simon West-Bulford, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONSORTIUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term consortium is used in the context of the following news items.
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EDA Consortium Reports EDA Industry Revenue Increase For Q1 …
SAN JOSE, Calif., July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The EDA Consortium (EDAC) Market Statistics Service (MSS) today announced that the Electronic Design ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
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Consortium: The Tower Prophecy Revealed, A New UE4 first-person …
A rather interesting looking game showed up in our inbox today called Consortium: The Tower Prophecy, developed by Interdimensional ... «Only Single Player, Jul 15»
3
EMAS AMC and Larsen & Toubro consortium clinches six-year …
Singapore: Singapore-listed offshore service provider Ezra Holdings has announced that its subsea service division, EMAS AMC, together with ... «Splash 247, Jul 15»
4
Montefalco Consortium Reelects Amilcare Pambuffetti as President …
On June 22nd, members of the Montefalco Consortium (Consorzio Tutela Vini Montefalco) selected the new Board of Directors, and there are ... «Benzinga, Jul 15»
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Consortium working hard for a new image
Fellow club directors, Andrew Gay (interim chairman) and Peter Semmence – who were the driving force behind the consortium's first project, ... «Spalding Guardian, Jul 15»
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BBC micro:bit Consortium is Ready to Make 11-Year-Olds Smarter …
The BBC is getting back into computing with the BBC micro:bit, a device it hopes might turn out to be a bit like the BBC Micro -- a machine that ... «Gizmodo UK, Jul 15»
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Caspian Pipeline Consortium increases CPC Blend oil shipments in …
The shareholders of the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) shipped 21.45 million metric tons of CPC Blend oil from the Southern Ozereyka-2 ... «Trend News Agency, Jul 15»
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Stabag-Sacyr-Concay consortium for Columbian road
A consortium comprising Austria's Strabag (37.5%), Spain's Sacyr (37.5%) and Concay of Colombia (25%) has been awarded the € 900 million ... «KHL Group, Jul 15»
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World Campus, College of Education faculty earn Online Learning …
... Education has resulted in three of its faculty members earning the Online Learning Consortium's Best-in-Track award for faculty development. «Penn State News, Jul 15»
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Bechtel consortium starts work on $10bn Riyadh Metro
A consortium led by global engineering, project management and construction company Bechtel has begun tunneling on Line 1 of the Riyadh ... «Trade Arabia, Jul 15»

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