megadeal

noun

mega·​deal ˈme-gə-ˌdēl How to pronounce megadeal (audio)
: a business deal involving a lot of money

Examples of megadeal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The megadeal that created the company closed a little more than a year ago, in April 2022. Georg Szalai, The Hollywood Reporter, 5 May 2023 Blumhouse, Universal and Morgan Creek Productions are behind the project, which Universal acquired in a $400 million megadeal to make a trilogy that will be for theaters and later appear on the streaming service Peacock. Aaron Couch, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 Apr. 2023 If Microsoft, whose public affairs operation has spent the past decade building the company’s nice-guy reputation, can’t get a megadeal through, can anyone? Karen Weise, New York Times, 21 Nov. 2022 The megadeal—valued at over $300 million, according to people familiar with the transaction—includes the publishing copyrights and a mix of recorded music income streams and masters of Mr. Collins, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks‘ individual careers and work as the progressive rock group Genesis. Anne Steele, WSJ, 29 Sep. 2022 As expected, 22-year-old Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic on Monday verbally agreed to a franchise-record five-year, $207 million supermax rookie extension, hours after a large Mavericks contingent arrived in Doncic’s Slovenian hometown to hand-deliver and celebrate Doncic and his megadeal. Tom Steele, Dallas News, 10 Aug. 2021 News of another installment in the collection comes almost a year after Bure, 46, left Hallmark for a production/acting megadeal the Great American Family channel. Kelly Wynne, Peoplemag, 9 Mar. 2023 The Justice Department sued to block the last megadeal, American’s merger with US Airways, then reached a settlement that required the carriers to give up some gates and takeoff and landing slots at several major airports. David Lyons, Sun Sentinel, 7 Mar. 2023 Sundance ’23’s final megadeal began unfolding on Sunday, January 22, and didn’t close until 1 a.m. Vulture, 31 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1978, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of megadeal was in 1978

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“Megadeal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/megadeal. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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