consortium

  • 1 consortium — con·sor·tium /kən sȯr shəm; shē əm/ n pl sor·tia / shə, shē ə/ also sortiums [Latin, sharing, partnership, from consort consors sharer, partner] 1: an agreement, combination, or group (as of companies) formed to undertake an enterprise beyond… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 consortium — [ kɔ̃sɔrsjɔm ] n. m. • 1869; mot angl. , du lat. « association » ♦ Groupement d entreprises constitué pour la réalisation d une opération financière ou économique. Des consortiums d achat (⇒ comptoir) . Consortium bancaire, pour le financement d… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 consortium — 1829, from L. consortium fellowship, participation, society, from consors (gen. consortis; see CONSORT (Cf. consort)). Earlier, in British law, a term for right of husband s access to his wife …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 Consortĭum — (Consortio, lat.), 1) Gesellschaft; 2) Ehe …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 5 consortium — has a plural consortiums or (occasionally) consortia …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 consortium — ► NOUN (pl. consortia or consortiums) ▪ an association, typically of several companies. ORIGIN Latin, partnership …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 consortium — [kən sôrt′ē əm; kənsôr′shē əm, kən sôr′shəm] n. pl. consortia [kən sôrt′ēə, kən sôr′shēə, kən sôr′shəmə] [L, community of goods: see CONSORT] 1. a partnership or association; specif., a) a temporary alliance of two or more business firms in a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Consortium — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Consortium (homonymie). Un consortium (du latin signifiant « partenariat » ou « association ») est une collaboration temporaire entre plusieurs acteurs à un projet ou programme dans le but d… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 9 Consortium — This article is about the type of voluntary association. For other uses, see Consortium (disambiguation). A consortium is an association of two or more individuals, companies, organizations or governments (or any combination of these entities)… …

    Wikipedia

  • 10 consortium — A group of companies that cooperate and share resources in order to achieve a common objective. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * consortium con‧sor‧ti‧um [kənˈsɔːtiəm ǁ ɔːr ] noun consortiums PLURALFORM or consortia [ tiə] [countable] …

    Financial and business terms

  • 11 Consortium X — Le Consortium X du MIT était un organisme à but non lucratif créé en janvier 1988 par l institut de technologie du Massachusetts pour piloter le développement de l environnement graphique X, une technologie initiée en 1984 dans le cadre du projet …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 12 consortium — /k3nsorsh(iy)3m/ Conjugal fellowship of husband and wife, and the right of each to the company, society, co operation, affection, and aid of the other in every conjugal relation. Roseberry v. Starkovich, 73 N.M. 211, 387 P.2d 321, 322. Loss of… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 13 CONSORTIUM — n. m. T. d’économie politique Accord en vue d’un objet ; ou Sociétés ou personnes entre qui a été conclu cet accord. Consortium des puissances. Consortium industriel. Consortium des Banques. Consortium de capitalistes …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 14 Consortium — A group made up of two or more individuals, companies or governments that work together toward achieving a chosen objective. Each entity within the consortium is only responsible to the group in respect to the obligations that are set out in the… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 15 consortium — UK [kənˈsɔː(r)tɪəm] / US [kənˈsɔrʃəm] noun [countable] Word forms consortium : singular consortium plural consortiums or consortia UK [kənˈsɔː(r)tɪə] / US [kənˈsɔrʃə] a group of companies or people with similar interests or aims who have agreed… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 consortium — /kən sɔ:tiəm/ noun a group of companies which work together ● A consortium of Canadian companies or a Canadian consortium has tendered for the job. (NOTE: plural is consortia) ▪▪▪ ‘…the consortium was one of only four bidders for the £2 billion… …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 17 consortium — /kən sɔ:tiəm/ noun a group of companies which work together ● A consortium of Canadian companies or A Canadian consortium has tendered for the job. (NOTE: The plural is consortia.) ▪▪▪ ‘…the consortium was one of only four bidders for the £2… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 18 consortium — n. to form, organize a consortium * * * [kən sɔːtɪəm] organize a consortium to form …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 consortium — con|sor|ti|um [kənˈso:tiəm US o:r ] n plural consortia [ tiə] or consortiums [Date: 1800 1900; : Latin; Origin: partnership , from consors; CONSORT1] a group of companies or organizations who are working together to do something ▪ a consortium of …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 consortium — [[t]kənsɔ͟ː(r)tiəm[/t]] consortia [pr][[t]kənsɔ͟ː(r)tiə[/t]][/pr], consortiums (plural) N COUNT COLL A consortium is a group of people or firms who have agreed to co operate with each other. The consortium includes some of the biggest building… …

    English dictionary


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