Definition of COLLECTION

an organized group of objects acquired and maintained for study, exhibition, or personal pleasure <his stamp collection has become quite valuable>
a mass or quantity that has piled up or that has been gathered over a period of time <a collection of lint underneath the dryer>
a number of things considered as a unit <the historic village boasts an interesting collection of gift shops and antique stores>
Near Antonyms entity, item, single, unit

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