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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of aggregare 'to add to', from ad- 'to' + grex 'group of animals'

aggregate

2 adjective
     
aggregate2 [only before noun] technical
being the total amount of something after all the figures or points have been added together:
an increase in the aggregate production

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