In the aggregate

In the aggregate
Aggregate Ag"gre*gate, n. 1. A mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars; as, a house is an aggregate of stone, brick, timber, etc. [1913 Webster]

Note: In an aggregate the particulars are less intimately mixed than in a compound. [1913 Webster]

2. (Physics) A mass formed by the union of homogeneous particles; -- in distinction from a {compound}, formed by the union of heterogeneous particles. [1913 Webster]

{In the aggregate}, collectively; together. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • in (the) aggregate — in (the) ˈaggregate idiom (formal) added together as a total or single amount • Businesses are, in the aggregate, deeper in debt than ever before. Main entry: ↑aggregateidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the aggregate — phrasal considered as a whole ; collectively < dividends for the year amounted in the aggregate to 25 million dollars > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • in the aggregate — all together, in the whole …   English contemporary dictionary

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