WORD or IDIOM OF THE DAY
1 : a group of individuals or organizations combined or making a joint effort to undertake some specific duty or carry out specific transactions or negotiations
// The local furniture store is individually owned, but is part of a buying syndicate. (audio)
// Parallel to this aid, a banking syndicate would provide a credit to the same amount.
// Yet investigators received tips that pointed to the syndicate.
// Encompassing much of the Near West Side, the ward had been controlled by the city’s crime syndicate since the days of Al Capone.
Portuguese: sindicato, consórcio
Spanish: sindicato, organización, consorcio