Definitions for collectionkəˈlɛk ʃən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of collecting.
something that is collected, as a group of objects or an amount of material accumulated in one place:
a stamp collection; a collection of rainwater.
the works of art, specimens, or other items collected for exhibit and study in a museum, and kept as part of its holdings.
Category: Fine Arts
the clothes or other items produced by a designer, esp. for a specific season.
a sum of money collected, esp. for church use.
Origin of collection:
1350–1400; ME (< AF) < L
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
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a group of similar things
a stamp/book collection; a vast collection of modern art
the act or process of getting money from people
a door-to-door collection; debt collection
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.
Translations for collection
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(an) act of collecting
Your letter won't get to London tomorrow; – you've missed the last collection (= of mail from a postbox) for today.
- جَمْع، تَجْميعArabic
- coletaPortuguese (BR)
- vybírání (schránky), sbíráníCzech
- die Abholung, die LeerungGerman
- συγκέντρωση, παραλαβήGreek
- جمع آوریFarsi
- אִסוּף @@@אִיסוּף$$$Hebrew
- sabiranje, zbirkaCroatian
- inzameling, lichtingDutch
- (inn)samling, avhenting, (postkasse)tømmingNorwegian
- zbieranie, odbiórPolish
- جمع آوریPersian
- جمع کیدلPashto
- сбор; выемкаRussian
- vyberanie pošty zo schránkySlovak
- hämtning, [brevlåds]tömningSwedish
- olma, alınmaTurkish
- 收集Chinese (Trad.)
- جمع کرے کا عملUrdu
- sự thu gomVietnamese
- 收集Chinese (Simp.)
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