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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Modern Latin
Origin: synergia, from Greek synergos 'working together', from syn- ( SYN-) + ergon 'work'

synergy

noun
     
syn‧er‧gy [uncountable]
technical the additional effectiveness when two or more companies or people combine and work together

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