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[n] an association of companies for some definite purpose
[n] a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
[n] a news agency that sells features or articles or photographs etc. to newspapers for simultaneous publication
[v] sell articles, television programs, or photos to several publications or independent broadcasting stations
[v] organize into or form a syndicate
[v] join together into a syndicate; "The banks syndicated"


consortium, mob, pool

Misc. Definitions

\Syn"di*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {-cated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {-cating}.]
1. To combine or form into, or manage as, a syndicate.
2. To acquire or control for or by, or to subject to the management of, a syndicate; as, syndicated newspapers.
\Syn"di*cate\, v. i. To unite to form a syndicate.
\Syn"di*cate\, n. [Cf. F. syndicat, LL. syndicatus.]
1. The office or jurisdiction of a syndic; a council, or body of syndics. --Bp. Burnet.
2. An association of persons officially authorized to undertake some duty or to negotiate some business; also, an association of persons who combine to carry out, on their own account, a financial or industrial project; as, a syndicate of bankers formed to take up and dispose of an entire issue of government bonds.
\Syn"di*cate\, v. t. [LL. syndicatus, p. p. of syndicare to censure.] To judge; to censure. [Obs.]

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