VCR Lesson 7 Presentation

Maulik Sarin

FILL IN THE BLANK WITH THE MOST APPROPRIATE WORD FROM LESSON 7

Horizontal organization, one of the main tools of Oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller, consists of ____________ smaller companies under the umbrella of a larger one.
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Word

Subsume

tr. v. To place in a larger category or under a general heading or principle


noun form: Subsumption

Etymology

Medieval Latin


Sub- from below

Sumere- to take

Synonyms

Categorize

Classify

Absorb

Annex

Integrate

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Antonyms

CHOOSE THE LETTER OF THE SENTENCE IN WHICH THE WORD IN BOLD-FACED TYPE IS USED INCORRECTLY.

a) District courts are subsumed under the Appellate courts which are subsumed under the Supreme Court.

b) Exxon Mobile, BP, Cheveron, and Marathon are all subsumptions of Standard oil.

c) The failed subsumption of Snapple by Quaker Oats resulted in a loss that added up to $1.6 million per day.

d) By 1991, the USSR had subsumed 15 republics spanning 8.6 million square miles.

ANSWER









b. Though the first four foil companies were subsumed, they are not subsumptions, the act of subsuming.