pooling

pooling
pool pool 2 verb [transitive]
to combine your money, ideas, skills etc with those of other people so that you can all use them:

• Meetings enable people topool ideas.

• More and more firms are pooling their resources and going into joint ventures.

— pooling noun [uncountable] :

• the pooling of information

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pooling UK US /ˈpuːlɪŋ/ noun [U or C]
the act of sharing or combining two or more things: »

the pooling of resources

pooling of interests — Cf. pooling of interests

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Pooling — Pool ing, n. (Law) The act of uniting, or an agreement to unite, an aggregation of properties belonging to different persons, with a view to common liabilities or profits. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pooling — Pool Pool, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pooled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pooling}.] To put together; to contribute to a common fund, on the basis of a mutual division of profits or losses; to make a common interest of; as, the companies pooled their traffic.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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