mega·​merg·​er | \ ˈme-gə-ˌmər-jər How to pronounce megamerger (audio) \

Definition of megamerger

: a merger of megacorporations

Examples of megamerger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The companies themselves have changed: CBS merged with Viacom and then renamed itself Paramount Global, and WarnerMedia and Discovery completed a megamerger, forming Warner Bros. Discovery. New York Times, 16 May 2022 Discovery has only been able to get under the hood of WarnerMedia units for the past few weeks — since the Justice Department signed off on the megamerger. Jennifer Maas, Variety, 5 Apr. 2022 Another big cliffhanger with huge implications for the entertainment industry: Will regulators approve the megamerger between Discovery and WarnerMedia in the first half of the year as projected? Diane Garrett, Variety, 21 Dec. 2021 Sure, independents can try to capitalize on some of the disruption that trails any megamerger. Globe Staff,, 11 Jan. 2021 The Biden administration will need to decide whether to greenlight yet another defense deal, after the megamerger of Raytheon and United Technologies last year. Jon Sindreu, WSJ, 23 Dec. 2020 The aerospace and defense conglomerate, which was born out of the megamerger of Raytheon and United Technologies earlier this year, already expected to reduce its 31 million square feet of office space by around 10%. Jon Sindreu, WSJ, 27 Oct. 2020 On Wednesday, Borman rejected GM's claims of racketeering against its rival, which is working toward a megamerger with Peugeot-maker PSA Group. Jamie L. Lareau, Detroit Free Press, 8 July 2020 Beyond megamergers, Ojakli said the bulk of SoftBank’s lobbying is spent advocating for its portfolio of startup investments. Ben Brody,, 29 Apr. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of megamerger

1980, in the meaning defined above

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“Megamerger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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