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 for aggregation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aggregation \Ag`gre*ga"tion\, n. [Cf. LL. aggregatio, F.
     The act of aggregating, or the state of being aggregated;
     collection into a mass or sum; a collection of particulars;
     an aggregate.
     [1913 Webster]
           Each genus is made up by aggregation of species.
     [1913 Webster]
           A nation is not an idea only of local extent and
           individual momentary aggregation, but . . . of
           continuity, which extends in time as well as in
           numbers, and in space.                   --Burke.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: several things grouped together or considered as a whole
           [syn: collection, aggregation, accumulation,
      2: the act of gathering something together [syn: collection,
         collecting, assembling, aggregation]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  120 Moby Thesaurus words for "aggregation":
     Anschluss, accumulation, acervation, addition, affiliation,
     agglomerate, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregate, agreement,
     alliance, amalgamation, amassment, articulation, assemblage,
     assembly, assimilation, association, backlog, blend, blending,
     bond, bracketing, cabal, cartel, centralization, chunk, clustering,
     coalescence, coalition, collection, colluvies, combination,
     combine, combo, communication, company, composition, concatenation,
     concourse, concurrence, confederacy, confederation, confluence,
     congeries, conglobation, conglomerate, conglomeration, conjugation,
     conjunction, connection, consolidation, conspiracy, convergence,
     copulation, coupling, crowd, cumulation, ecumenism, embodiment,
     encompassment, enosis, federalization, federation, fusion,
     gathering, glomeration, gob, group, hoard, hookup, hunk, inclusion,
     incorporation, integration, intercommunication, intercourse,
     interlinking, joinder, joining, jointure, junction, junta,
     knotting, league, liaison, linkage, linking, lump, marriage, mass,
     meeting, meld, melding, merger, merging, muster, package,
     package deal, pairing, reserve, ruck, snowball, solidification,
     splice, stockpile, symbiosis, syncretism, syndication, syneresis,
     synthesis, tie, tie-in, tie-up, trove, unification, union, wad,
     wedding, yoking

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      A composition technique for building a new
     object from one or more existing objects that support some
     or all of the new object's required interfaces.

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