[kuh n-soh-see-ey-shuh n, -shee-] /kənˌsoʊ siˈeɪ ʃən, -ʃi-/
the act of uniting in association.
an association of churches or religious orders.
Ecology. a climax community in which a single species is dominant.
/kənˈsəʊʃiːz/ noun (pl) -cies 1. (ecology) a natural community with a single dominant species
[kon-sol, kuh n-sol] /ˈkɒn sɒl, kənˈsɒl/ noun 1. singular of . [kon-solz, kuh n-solz] /ˈkɒn sɒlz, kənˈsɒlz/ plural noun, Sometimes, . 1. the funded government securities of Great Britain that originated in the consolidation in 1751 of various public securities, chiefly in the form of annuities, into a single debt issue without maturity. 1. . […]
[kuh n-sohl] /kənˈsoʊl/ verb (used with object), consoled, consoling. 1. to alleviate or lessen the grief, sorrow, or disappointment of; give solace or comfort: Only his children could console him when his wife died. /kənˈsəʊl/ verb 1. to serve as a source of comfort to (someone) in disappointment, loss, sadness, etc /ˈkɒnsəʊl/ noun 1. an […]
v. late 15c., from Latin consolatus, past participle of consolari (see console (v.)); obsolete and replaced by console (v.).