Definition of


  1. (noun, group) an association of companies for some definite purpose

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Synonyms of Consortium

pool, syndicate

Alternate forms of Consortium

Hyponyms: cartel, combine, corporate trust, trust

Hypernyms: association

Origin of the word Consortium

  1. 1829, from L. consortium, lit. "partnership," from consors (see consort (v.)). Earlier, in British law, a term for "right of husband's access to his wife." more

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Words that sound like Consortium

commiseration, common ageratum, concertina, concretion, conjuration, consecration, cosmic radiation

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