Meaning of COMBINED in English




a combined/overall total (= the sum of two or more amounts added together )

The Jones family has a combined total of 143 years' service with the company.




The combined effects of these waves on our health and well-being are as yet unknown.

These three factors each accounted for similar proportions of combined effect on average pay of around 15 percent.

Movement can be due to a variety of causes and sometimes results from the combined effect of more than one cause.

The combined effect is to leave individual teachers feeling more accountable, but more confused and less supported.

Several plants grouped together will create their own humid micro-climate, though overcrowding may make the combined effect too much.

The combined effect of federal, state and local taxes in the United States in 1985 fell heavily on the poorest.

This is a condition brought about by the combined effect of evolution and civilisation and for everyone it is quite unavoidable.

Central authority has collapsed, and 100,000 people have already died from the combined effects of the fighting and famine.


Sadly, even their combined efforts can not hope to compensate for the many jobs lost.


These combined forces cause the board to capsize.

This probably evolved from a harem system where the females combined forces to overpower and drive out the dominant male.

The combined forces of Rufus and Warenne starved Pevensey into submission.


It follows a held 55p total for the combined group for 1992.


Mr. Rost Under the Electricity Act 1989, the regulator is directed to monitor the progress of combined heat and power.

When will they act instead of saying at every Question Time how much they are in favour of combined heat and power?

Other cost-effective ways of reducing emissions included combined heat and power for housing, factories and hospitals, and lighting efficiency.


The cutters were beginning to feature in an increasing number of combined operations with the Customs Investigation Department.

The combined operation of the Keynes effect and the real-balance effect is illustrated in Figure 5.4.

We have, however, established the effectiveness of combined operations in science, politics and public information.


The following passage summarises his views on the combined system , which he advocated in numerous speeches and articles.

She had recently changed her mind and in a moving and closely argued speech declared her support for the combined system .


There are now around 250 investment trusts worth a combined total of £24 billion.

Lessons may seen very expensive at first, but the combined total is less than what many people spend on a holiday.

This season he has shown remarkable consistency, conjuring up a combined total of 12 goals and 32 points.


There are 23 ways of prescribing antibiotics for acne based on oral, topical, or combined use of available preparations.

This study exemplifies the combined use of human and mouse genetics to dissect human genetic diseases involving multiple genes and complex phenotypes.


Ann felt a combined relief and sadness.

He had an air of combined gloom and relief.

It was a combined operation involving troops from the US and Europe.

It was a combined reunion, the class of 1965 with the class of 1970.

The combined efforts of four police officers and two paramedics were needed to lift the driver from the wreckage.

Their relief that war had been avoided was combined with sadness at what they had lost.


At eighteen thousand pounds it cost them their combined life savings.

Paige could hear him talking to the pilot, and from time to time the sound of their combined laughter.

The combined choirs sustained the joyful mood with the aptly chosen hymns.

The sword was later recovered from a long forgotten underground lair by a combined expedition of Dwarfs and Men.

There are now around 250 investment trusts worth a combined total of £24 billion.

These are combined to give an overall requirement which is grossed up for tax and converted into the local currency.

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