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collection

noun col·lec·tion \kə-ˈlek-shən\

: the act or process of getting things from different places and bringing them together

: a group of interesting or beautiful objects brought together in order to show or study them or as a hobby

: a request for money in order to help people or to pay for something important; also : the money collected in this way

Full Definition of COLLECTION

1
:  the act or process of collecting
2
a :  something collected; especially :  an accumulation of objects gathered for study, comparison, or exhibition or as a hobby
b :  group, aggregate
c :  a set of apparel designed for sale usually in a particular season

Examples of COLLECTION

  1. a system of tax collection
  2. The technology makes data collection easier.
  3. There will be a trash collection this week.
  4. The museum's collection is one of the best in the country.
  5. We took up a collection for the school renovations.
  6. Ten percent of the collection goes to the city's shelters for homeless people.

First Known Use of COLLECTION

14th century

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