Definitions of consolidation
the action of making your power, strength or success etc stronger
The sell-off is another step in the consolidation of power, money and influence of pro-government financiers.
where a number of laws spread over different statutes are brought together under one new (consolidating) statute
He filed an action under section 106 of the Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978.
where companies in the same industry or of the same type join together
British Aerospace has held talks with Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer regarding industry consolidation.