English - Etymology
merge + -er
English - Pronunciation
- IPA(key): /ˈmɚdʒɝ/
- Rhymes: -ɜː(r)dʒə(r)
English - Noun
- The act or process of merging two or more parts into a single unit.
- (economics) The legal union of two or more corporations into a single entity, typically assets and liabilities being assumed by the buying party.
- (law) An absorption of one or more estate(s) or contract(s) into one other, all being held by the same owner; of several counts of accusation into one judgement, etc.
- (linguistics) A type of sound change where two or more sounds merge into one.