Conflate



[kuh n-fleyt] /kənˈfleɪt/

verb (used with object), conflated, conflating.
1.
to fuse into one entity; merge:
to conflate dissenting voices into one protest.
/kənˈfleɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to combine or blend (two things, esp two versions of a text) so as to form a whole
v.

1540s, from Latin conflat-, past participle stem of conflare “to blow up, kindle, light; bring together, compose,” also “to melt together,” literally “to blow together,” from com- “with” (see com-) + flare “to blow” (see blow (v.1)).

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