2016年7月7日 星期四

uplifting, Intellectual conglomerate, lose appeal, looted the conglomerate.

Intellectual conglomerate Arthur Conan Doyle was born on May 22nd 1859. Though he was known worldwide as the author of the Sherlock Holmes stories, he regarded himself primarily as a writer of uplifting historical fiction. Eventually, he came to think of the detective as an irksome burden

2008.10.18
Former Tyco bosses lose appeal
New York's highest court upheld the convictions of former Tyco executives L. Dennis Kozlowski and Mark H. Swartz on charges they looted the conglomerate.

Tyco企業是大拼湊, 所以稱為 the conglomerate.

ap・peal



  

━━ v. 【法】控訴[上告]する ((to)); (武力・権威・世論・良心に)訴える, 哀願[哀訴]する ((to)); 感動させる, 気に入る ((to)).
 appeal to the country (議会を解散して)政府の政策を世論に問う.
━━ n. 訴願; 【法】上訴, 控訴, 上告; (世論に)訴えること; 哀訴; 【スポーツ】アピール; 魅力.
 make an appeal to …に訴える.
 ap・peal・ing ━━ a. 人の胸を打つ.
ap・peal・ing・ly ad.
 appeal play 【野】アピールプレー.
 Court of Appeal (英国の)控訴院.
 Court of Appeals (米国の)控訴裁判所.





NOUN

Pronunciation: /kənˈɡlɒm(ə)rət/ 
1A thing consisting of a number of different and distinct parts or items that are grouped together:the Earth is a specialized conglomerate of organisms
1.1A large corporation formed by the merging of separate and diverse firms:a media conglomerate
2[MASS NOUN] Geology A coarse-grained sedimentary rock composed of rounded fragments embedded in a matrix of cementing material such as silica:the sediments vary from coarse conglomerate to fine silt and clay

ADJECTIVE

Pronunciation: /kənˈɡlɒm(ə)rət/ 
Relating to a conglomerate, especially a large corporation:conglomerate firms

VERB

Pronunciation: /kənˈɡlɒməreɪt/ 
[NO OBJECT]
1Gather together into a compact mass:atoms which conglomerate at the centre
1.1Form a conglomerate by merging diverse firms:the urge to conglomerate has long been out of fashion in American boardrooms



Origin

Late Middle English (as an adjective describing something gathered up into a rounded mass): from Latin conglomeratus, past participle of conglomerare, from con- 'together' +glomusglomer- 'ball'. The geological sense dates from the early 19th century; the other noun senses are later.

conglomerate (COMPANY)
noun [C]
a company that owns several smaller businesses whose products or services are usually very different:
a financial/industrial conglomerate ━━ a., n. (雑多なものが)密集した(もの); 【地学】礫(れき)岩(質の); 複合企業.
━━ v. 集めて固める[まる].
con・glom・er・a・tion ━━ n. (いろいろなものを)集めて塊にすること; (雑多な物の)集まり.
con・glom・er・a・tize
 ━━ v. 複合企業[コングロマリット]化する.

紐約時報




uplifting 

Pronunciation: /ʌpˈlɪftɪŋ/ 


ADJECTIVE

Google and Ad Conglomerate Teaming Up
By VICTORIA SHANNON
Publicis Groupe, the advertising conglomerate, and Google, the Internet giant, said they would jointly develop an innovative approach to digital advertising.

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