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syn·er·gy  audio  (snr-j) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. syn·er·gies
  1. The interaction of two or more agents or forces so that their combined effect is greater than the sum of their individual effects.
  2. Cooperative interaction among groups, especially among the acquired subsidiaries or merged parts of a corporation, that creates an enhanced combined effect.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek sunergi, cooperation, from sunergos, working together ; see synergism


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