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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

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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As operators leverage new services and business relationships across 3G, 4G, wireline, or converged networks, Bridgewater offers a comprehensive suite of products to support them," said Russ Freen, co-founder and chief technology officer for Bridgewater Systems.
RADVISION's technology, applications and solutions demonstrate the power of interactive video services in current and converged next generation networks.
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Developed using uReach's Converged Services Framework, SunRocket's Enhanced VoiceMail allows subscribers to listen to their voicemail messages on the phone, online or via email.
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As a relatively untapped market, converged mobile devices for the enterprise presents tremendous growth potential with significant opportunities for differentiation and specialization arising from stringent IT requirements and increasing demand for additional features and functionality.
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