Cartel vs Syndicate - What's the difference?

cartel | syndicate |


As nouns the difference between cartel and syndicate

is that cartel is a group of businesses or nations that collude to limit competition within an industry or market while syndicate is a group of individuals or companies formed to transact some specific business, or to promote a common interest; a self-coordinating group.

As a verb syndicate is

to become a syndicate.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

cartel

English

(wikipedia cartel)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A group of businesses or nations that collude to limit competition within an industry or market.
  • A combination of political groups (notably parties) for common action.
  • A written letter of defiance or challenge.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • He is cowed at the very idea of a cartel .
  • *, Folio Society, 2006, p.22:
  • Xerxes'' whipped the Sea, and writ a cartell of defiance to the hill ''Athos .
  • An official agreement concerning the exchange of prisoners.
  • (Wilhelm)
  • (nautical) A ship used to negotiate with an enemy in time of war, and to exchange prisoners.
  • Anagrams

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    syndicate

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia syndicate) (en noun)
  • A group of individuals or companies formed to transact some specific business, or to promote a common interest; a self-coordinating group.
  • A similar group of gangsters engaged in organized crime.
  • A chain of newspapers, or an agency that distributes features to multiple newspapers.
  • The office or jurisdiction of a syndic; a council or body of syndics.
  • (Bishop Burnet)

    Synonyms

    * (roughly) — business partners

    Verb

    (syndicat)
  • To become a syndicate.
  • To put under the control of a group acting as a unit.
  • To release media content through a syndicate to be published or broadcast through multiple outlets.
  • Anagrams

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