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merge vb

1 : to cause to unite, combine, or coalesce [ one corporation with another]
2 : to cause to be incorporated and superseded [one effect of a judgment is to therein the cause of action on which the action is brought "American Jurisprudence 2d"] compare bar
: to become combined
: undergo merger

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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