Con*sol`i*da"tion (?), n. [L. consolidatio a confirming: cf. F. consolidation.]
The act or process of consolidating, making firm, or uniting; the state of being consolidated; solidification; combination.
The consolidation of the marble and of the stone did not fall out at random.
The consolidation of the great European monarchies.
To organic cohesion of different circled in a flower; adnation.
The combination of several actions into one.
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