They have been fighting back, putting pressure on conglomerates like Cargill to harvest oil palms sustainably.
Chinese conglomerates gobble up American firms, including Starbucks.
Partly afraid of the Republicans, and partly afraid of the conglomerates (they seek campaign contributions from Citibank too).
1570s, from Latin conglomeratus, past participle of conglomerare "to roll together," from com- "together" (see com-) + glomerare "to gather into a ball," from glomus (genitive glomeris) "a ball," from PIE root *glem-.
"large business group," 1967, from conglomerate (adj.).
1590s, from Latin conglomeratus, past participle of conglomerare (see conglomerate (adj.)). Related: Conglomerated; conglomerating.
conglomerate con·glom·er·ate (kən-glŏm'ər-ĭt)
Gathered or aggregated into a mass.
A coarse-grained sedimentary rock consisting of round rock fragments cemented together by hardened silt, clay, calcium carbonate, or a similar material. The fragments (known as clasts) have a diameter of at least 2 mm (0.08 inches), vary in composition and origin, and may include pebbles, cobbles, boulders, or fossilized seashells. Conglomerates often form through the transportation and deposition of sediments by streams, alluvial fans, and glaciers.