- ▪ I. aggregate ag‧gre‧gate 1 [ˈægrɪgt] noun [countable]1. the total after a lot of different parts or figures have been added together:
• If workers seek greater increases in wages, they will in the aggregate (= in total ) bring about higher inflation.2. ECONOMICS one of the measurements used when calculating the amount of money in an economy at a particular time:
• M2, the aggregate most closely tracked by the Federal Reserve Board— see also money supplyˌmonetary ˈaggregate ECONOMICSone of the parts of the money supply, for example cash, money held in banks etc:
• The M2 and M3 monetary aggregates have not increased since April.[m0] ▪ II. aggregate aggregate 2 adjective [only before a noun] STATISTICStotal and combined:
• The conglomerate reported an aggregate loss of 1.2 billion Australian dollars.
• Analysts expect aggregate earnings of the top 500 companies to be down 1%.
* * *Ⅰ.aggregate UK US /ˈægrɪgət/ noun► [C] a total that is calculated by adding together different prices, amounts, etc.: an aggregate of sth »
An aggregate of 18,003 shares of Series B Convertible Preferred Stock will remain outstanding.► [C] ECONOMICS a measurement used in calculating the amount of money in an economy at a particular time: »
From its peak, the aggregate money supply has declined 18.5%.► [C usually plural] small stones used in building: »
Volumes of aggregates, cement, and concrete used in Britain will rise this year.● in (the) aggregate — Cf. in the aggregateⅡ.aggregate UK US /ˈæɡrɪɡət/ adjective [before noun]► added together to make a total amount, price, etc.: »
The report scores each health plan for dozens of individual measures, and makes state and regional aggregate data available to the media.aggregate amount/figure/value »
Aggregate figures for the euro mask big differences among member states.aggregate demand/supply/sales »
Pre-tax profits fell 17% on falling aggregate sales.Ⅲ.aggregate UK US /ˈæɡrɪɡeɪt/ verb [T]► to add different prices, amounts, etc. in order to get a total: »
The company did $15.6 million in business with the federal government last year, according to data aggregated by OMB Watch.► to combine different products or services and sell them together: »
Mobile and satellite communications systems aggregate a range of services such as telephony, data transmission, and internet distribution.
Financial and business terms. 2012.