aggregate

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Aggregate is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

noun
verb

Noun[change]

Singular
aggregate

Plural
aggregates

  1. (countable) The aggregate is the number or amount when everything is put together.
    Although demand was up in certain areas, aggregate demand was down.
    When each day's time is put together, he's been running for an aggregate of over 762 hours.
  2. (uncountable) Aggregate is the small stones that are used to make concrete.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
aggregate

Third-person singular
aggregates

Past tense
aggregated

Past participle
aggregated

Present participle
aggregating

  1. (transitive) If you aggregate something, you put or bring it together.
    You shouldn't aggregate the various costs. Look at them individually.
    The students' income should be aggregated with the parents'.

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