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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MERGER

We find that every departure from one merger is entrance upon another.

This was the first trust—what they call a merger—but it occurred in politics.

After all, this was a day of merger, and you couldn't have too much of it!

So a merger of the two seemed vital to the interests of both.

St. John says that this merger was made at the instigation of the Mine Owners.

The merger, itself, was consummated in the midsummer of 1875.

Until the merger was organised it was regarded as fair enough.

They are not thoroughly reconciled, even yet, to being a merger.

The result would be a merger of identities, a total unification.

There may be a merger; there may be a holding corporation; there may be a lease.

WORD ORIGIN

1728 in legal sense, "extinguishment by absorption," from merge (v.), on analogy of French infinitives used as nouns (e.g. waiver). From 1889 in the business sense; not common until c.1926. General meaning "any act of merging" is from 1881.

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