Conglomeration vs. Amalgamation

Conglomeration vs. Amalgamation — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Conglomeration and Amalgamation

Conglomerationnoun

That which consists of many previously separate parts.

Amalgamationnoun

The process of amalgamating; a mixture, merger or consolidation.

Conglomerationnoun

An instance of conglomerating, a coming together of separate parts.

Amalgamationnoun

The result of amalgamating; a mixture or alloy.

Conglomerationnoun

a rounded spherical form

Amalgamationnoun

(specifically) The production of an alloy of mercury and another metal.

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Conglomerationnoun

a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together

Amalgamationnoun

(obsolete) The intermarriage and interbreeding of different ethnicities or races.

Conglomerationnoun

an occurrence combining miscellaneous things into a (more or less) rounded mass

Amalgamationnoun

the combination of two or more commercial companies