Translation: from spanish

the whole is greater than the sum of its parts

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  • greater than the sum of its parts — more/greater than the sum of its parts ► more powerful, effective, etc. as a whole than you would think if you considered the different features or parts that it consists of: »The claimed logic of this latest merger is that the whole will be more …   Financial and business terms

  • more/greater than the sum of its parts — ► more powerful, effective, etc. as a whole than you would think if you considered the different features or parts that it consists of: »The claimed logic of this latest merger is that the whole will be more than the sum of the parts. Main Entry …   Financial and business terms

  • more than the sum of its parts — more/greater than the sum of its parts ► more powerful, effective, etc. as a whole than you would think if you considered the different features or parts that it consists of: »The claimed logic of this latest merger is that the whole will be more …   Financial and business terms

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  • sum — sum1 W2S3 [sʌm] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(money)¦ 2 the sum of something 3 greater/more/better etc than the sum of its parts 4¦(calculation)¦ 5 do your sums 6 in sum ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: summe, from Latin s …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sum — ▪ I. sum sum 1 [sʌm] noun [countable] 1. an amount of money: • Large sums of money are spent on advertising campaigns. • The company was sold for a sum estimated at $2.3 billion. ˌcapital ˈsum 1 …   Financial and business terms

  • sum — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 amount of money ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, generous, good, great, handsome, hefty, high, large, not inconsiderable (esp. BrE) …   Collocations dictionary

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