collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage(noun)
several things grouped together or considered as a whole
a publication containing a variety of works
solicitation, appeal, collection, ingathering(noun)
request for a sum of money
"an appeal to raise money for starving children"
collection, collecting, assembling, aggregation(noun)
the act of gathering something together
A set of items or objects procured or gathered together by a person, group, or other agent.
A set of sets.
the act or process of collecting or of gathering; as, the collection of specimens
that which is collected
a gathering or assemblage of objects or of persons
a gathering of money for charitable or other purposes, as by passing a contribution box for freewill offerings
that which is obtained in payment of demands
an accumulation of any substance
the act of inferring or concluding from premises or observed facts; also, that which is inferred
the jurisdiction of a collector of excise
Collection is a greatest hits album by Tracy Chapman, it features tracks from her first five studio albums. The tracks include her two U.S. Top Tens, "Fast Car" and "Give Me One Reason". Other charted singles on this album include "Talkin' 'bout a Revolution", "Crossroads", "Telling Stories", and "Baby Can I Hold You".
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
In intelligence usage, the acquisition of information and the provision of this information to processing elements. See also intelligence process.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'collection' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1276
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'collection' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3074
Rank popularity for the word 'collection' in Nouns Frequency: #468
The numerical value of collection in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of collection in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We have wide bipartisan agreement in both the Senate and the House that bulk phone records collection is not essential.
What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.
The University of Texas at Austin, with expertise in both Latin America and the preservation and study of the writing process, is the natural home for this very important collection.
Marty This pretentious ponderous collection of religious rock psalms is enough to prompt the question, What day did the Lord create Spinal Tap, and couldn't he have rested on that day too'
I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered at the White House-with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.
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Translations for collection
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- сбор, колекция, събиране, сбиркаBulgarian
- col·leccióCatalan, Valencian
- sběr, sbírkaCzech
- samling, indsamlingDanish
- Einsammlung, Sammlung, Menge, Abholung, Sammeln, KollektionGerman
- colección, recogida, recolección, conjuntoSpanish
- kogu, kogumineEstonian
- kerääminen, keräily, keräys, kokoelmaFinnish
- cruinneachadhScottish Gaelic
- אוסף, איסוףHebrew
- gyűjtés, gyűjtemény, kollekcióHungarian
- raccolta, collezioneItalian
- congestus, collēctus, congeriēsLatin
- krājums, kolekcija, vākšana, ievākšanaLatvian
- samling, kolleksjonNorwegian
- samling, kolleksjonNorwegian Nynorsk
- coleção, coletaPortuguese
- colectare, colecțieRomanian
- сборник, коллекция, собраниеRussian
- skupljanje, zbȋrkaSerbo-Croatian
- samling, samlaSwedish
- సమూహము, సేకరణTelugu
- toplama, koleksiyonTurkish
- bộ sưu tậpVietnamese
- konlet, konletamVolapük
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