Examples of compilation in a sentence
The CD is a compilation of greatest hits.
the slow compilation of data
Origin and Etymology of compilation
First Known Use: 15th century
COMPILATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of compilation for English Language Learners
: a group of things (such as songs or pieces of writing) that have been gathered into a collection
: the act or process of gathering things together
Legal Definition of compilation
: a collection of preexisting materials and data so arranged to form a new original work under the law of copyright
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