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merge in (to something)

to join into something. The stream merged into the main channel of the river.
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merge someone or something into something

 and merge someone or something in
to route someone or something into something else. They merged the marchers into the parade and no one ever knew they were late. We merged in the latecomers to the parade at an intersection.
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merge (something) with (something else)

to join two things together. The management merged the sales division with the marketing division. We merged the accounting department with the auditing department.
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merge with someone or something

to join with someone or something. Ted merged with Fred and they created a very profitable partnership. Our company merged with a larger one, and we all kept our jobs. This stream merges with a larger stream about two miles to the west.
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merge into the ˈbackground

(of a person) behave quietly when you are with a group of people so that they do not notice you: Nick didn’t say anything during the meeting, and it was obvious that he was desperately trying to merge into the background.
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In a hypothetical example of two CPA firms merging, one focuses on high profitability and expects management to log 2,000 chargeable hours a year; the other has a management team that wants a "life" and doesn't want anyone to log more than 1,500 hours a year.
Both editions deliver versatile comparison and merging options for all file directories as well.
India would have benefited from merging with Pakistan and Sri Lanka but not with Bangladesh, which is significantly poorer than India.
1 of the Code, by way of transferring all assets of the Merging Companies to Netia without increasing Netia's share capital, without any conversion of shares and without amending Netia's Statute.
Guiffy is the leading cross-platform utility for comparing and merging source files of any type, with built-in support for UNICODE, MBCS, and over 150 file encoding formats.
2 allows ATMs to be connected through multiple transaction switches to facilitate the merging of ATM networks.
The end of UCSF Stanford Health Care speaks to the financial, structural, operational and cultural difficulties of merging two complex academic medical centers, as well as to the financial challenges faced by all academic medical centers across the nation," said Eugene Bauer, M.
The new hub is field upgradeable to allow the addition of optional modules such as computer or video merging.