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converge in upon (someone or something)

1. To gather around and focus in on something or someone. Protestors converged in upon the senator, demanding his resignation over the scandal.
2. To come together and merge at a focal point. In my nightmare, the shadows all converged in upon themselves to form some horrific, singular entity.
See also: converge, upon

converge (up)on someone or something

 
1. Lit. to gather near or around someone or something. (Upon is formal and less commonly used than on.) Everyone converged on the wounded sailor. The shoppers converged on the store as it opened for the big sale.
2. Fig. to meet on someone or something; to grow together so as to focus on someone or something. (Upon is formal and less commonly used than on.) Even political enemies converged on the matter of simplifying the tax code. Our discussions converged on Eric.
See also: converge, on

converge on

v.
1. To come together from various places and assemble somewhere for a common purpose: Protesters converged on the park for a peace rally.
2. To attack someone or something from all sides: The police converged on the suspect.
See also: converge, on
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For more than 25 years, Converge has provided expert services in the areas of procurement, asset recovery, finished goods remarketing, global logistics and market intelligence.
Converge was also the only independent distributor to rank in the top 10 of overall electronic components distributors in North America.
Over the course of the last year, Converge significantly broadened its worldwide presence to support increasing market demand for its distribution services.
During the last 12 months, Converge has significantly broadened its worldwide presence to support increasing market demand for its independent distribution services for electronic components and technology products.
In line with our growth strategy, Converge EMEA has expanded into Israel (Herzlia) and its presence in Germany (Dusseldorf) to better support the large number of local manufacturers," said Joakim Stafwerfeldt, director of Trade EMEA for Converge.
The timing is right for a more powerful attack against RIM's BlackBerry as competitive forces converge.
Converge is expanding its operations further into Asia from its regional headquarters in Singapore where Converge has employed more than 60 people for approximately 3 years.