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in the aggregate

Considered in full; taken as a whole. Despite a dip in the economy, our company has continued to see a profit in the aggregate this year.
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on aggregate

Taken as a whole; with all numbers added and considered together. Used especially in reference to financial sums and sporting events consisting of multiple games added together. Though they lost the second match 2–1, their 4–0 victory on Monday means they win 5–2 on aggregate. Families earning less than $30,000 on aggregate may be entitled to tax rebates under the new law.
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in the aggregate

Considered as a whole, as in Our profits in the aggregate have been slightly higher. [Late 1700s]
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

on ˈaggregate

(British English, sport) when the scores of a number of games are added together: They won 4-2 on aggregate.
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in the aggregate

Taken into account as a whole: Unit sales for December amounted in the aggregate to 100,000.
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According to Russell Frost, statewide aggregate resource coordinator at ODOT, in 2009 the department's bridge construction program reused or recycled more than 21,000 tons (19,000 metric tons) of clean fill, 40,000 tons (36,000 metric tons) of concrete, and 44,000 tons (40,000 metric tons) of asphalt materials.
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28 December 2017 - Alabama, US-based construction aggregates producer Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have reached an agreement that will allow the company to complete its proposed acquisition of Alabama-based construction aggregates supplier Aggregates USA, LLC, the company said.
The business will continue to trade under the H V Bowen name and will be jointly run by Breedon Aggregates England Limited, a unit of Breedon Aggregates, and the Bowen family, who have owned the quarry for over seven decades.
Don James, chairman and chief executive officer, said, "Our aggregates business reported solid growth in the first quarter despite extremely cold weather in most of our markets, and we remain confident in the full-year expectations we announced in early February.