integration

Definitions

Accounting

  • noun the act of bringing several businesses together under a central control

Computing

  • noun the process of bringing several operations together

Construction

  • An essential concept in sustainable building that views the building as a system and allows the discovery of synergies and potential tradeoffs or pitfalls with design choices. An integrated design approach helps maximize synergies and minimize unintended consequences.

Economics

  • noun the process of bringing several businesses together under a central control, by mergers of takeovers

Media Studies

  • noun the way in which new ideas and values become part of the established social system

Wine

  • the way in which the structure and other characteristics of a wine combine to form a harmonious whole
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