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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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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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The capacity indexes are then aggregated by using the same base-period value-added weights that are used in aggregating the comparable production indexes: (2) [Mathematical Expression Omitted] The assumption underlying the use of [P.sub.i,o] in equation 2 is that base-period market prices (actually unit value added) are suitable for aggregating capacities.