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in the aggregate

Definition of in the aggregate


  1. :  thought of as a whole :  all together <Dividends for the year amounted in the aggregate to 25 million dollars.> <The experience only becomes important when considered in the aggregate.>

Variants of in the aggregate


in aggregate

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  formed by the collection of units or particles into a body, mass, or amount :  collective: as

    :  clustered in a dense mass or head

    :  formed from several separate ovaries of a single flower

  1. :  to collect or gather into a mass or whole

    :  to amount to (a whole sum or total) :  total

  1. :  a mass or body of units or parts somewhat loosely associated with one another

    :  the whole sum or amount :  sum total

    :  a rock composed of mineral crystals of one or more kinds or of mineral rock fragments :  an aggregate rock

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a jerking and twitching of the body

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