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1[mass noun] The formation of a number of things into a cluster:‘a single dose of aspirin irreversibly inhibits the normal aggregation of platelets’
- 1.1[count noun] A cluster of things that have come or been brought together:‘the pelican is the other bird likely to be found in large aggregations in East Africa's wetlands’
- 1.2 (on the Internet) the collection of related items of content so that they can be displayed or linked to:‘a desktop aggregation app that brings together Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn’
- 1.1[count noun] A cluster of things that have come or been brought together:
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.