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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. To gather near something or someone as a destination, point of interest, or target of confrontation. Protestors converged on the senator, demanding his resignation over the scandal. Officials expect thousands of festivalgoers to converge on the rural fairgrounds.
2. To come together and merge at a focal point. In my nightmare, the shadows all converged upon themselves to form some horrific, singular entity.
See also: converge

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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First, we divided the problem in two: the battalion and above (BAA)/command post team had the mission to investigate converging the Marine Corps' JTCW and the Army's maneuver control system to the JTCW; the brigade and below (BAB)/platform team had the mission of investigating converging the Army's FBCB2 and the Marine Corps' Digital Automated Computer Terminal to FBCB2.
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With the addition of the Flexion managed communications solution, Ingram Micro's Converging Technologies Group will strengthen its existing convergence portfolio by offering an integrated voice and data solution for small businesses, a segment not traditionally targeted by telephony providers.
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