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syndicate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Business basics
syndicatesyn‧di‧cate1 /ˈsɪndəkət/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 BBa group of people or companies who join together in order to achieve a particular aimsyndicate of 🔊 a syndicate of banks
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syndicateShe was the publicist for a syndicate of galleries in Soho, an impresario of special events.The debt will be funded through a syndicate of New Zealand and overseas financial institutions.After the syndicate earned back the $ 25,000, the brothers and the syndicate would share equally in the proceeds.Especially because they usually split the take with the syndicates who sell and service their output.The syndicates see these women as easy candidates to force into the sex trade.syndicate ofa syndicate of banks
syndicatesyn‧di‧cate2 /ˈsɪndɪkeɪt/ verb 🔊 🔊 [transitive]TCN to arrange for written work, photographs etc to be sold to a number of different newspapers, magazines etc 🔊 His column is syndicated throughout America. Grammar Syndicate is usually passive.syndication /ˌsɪndɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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syndicateProducers claim they have to sell their programs to the networks, then syndicate them to make a profit.
From Longman Business Dictionarysyndicatesyn‧di‧cate1 /ˈsɪndəkət/ noun [countable] FINANCEa group of people or companies that work together to achieve a particular aim SYN PARTNERSHIPa bankingsyndicate led by the Hong Kong Bank of AustraliaThe publishing group has bought a 45% stake, joining the company’s shareholder syndicate. Lloyd's syndicate loan syndicate underwriting syndicatesyndicatesyn‧di‧cate2 /ˈsɪndɪkeɪt/ verb [transitive]1FINANCE if a company, especially a bank or insurance company, syndicates a loan, debt etc, it provides the loan, debt etc with a group of other companiessyndicate something toSome of the largest loans were syndicated to smaller creditors.2to arrange for articles, photographs, or radio or television programmes to be sold to several newspapers, television stations etcbe syndicatedThe broadcasting station asked him to put together a talk show that could be syndicated nationally.syndicated adjective [only before a noun]The sale proceeds will be used to help the firm renegotiate itssyndicated debts.Most stations will seek to fill the 60 minutes withsyndicated programming.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
syndicate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysyndicate
he, she, itsyndicates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysyndicated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave syndicated
he, she, ithas syndicated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad syndicated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill syndicate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have syndicated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam syndicating
he, she, itis syndicating
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you, we, theyare syndicating
Past
I, he, she, itwas syndicating
you, we, theywere syndicating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been syndicating
he, she, ithas been syndicating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been syndicating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be syndicating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been syndicating
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