Examples of compilation in a Sentence
The CD is a compilation of greatest hits.
the slow compilation of data
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In this video is a compilation of events including discussions between students and faculty and protests: Twitter users have also erupted with criticism of the students:
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The new compilation was engineered by jazz legend Baker Bigsby who worked with Ornette Coleman, Sun Ra, and John Coltrane and was the recording engineer on all of Alice's devotional recordings.
Hett, who was well-loved for his Audrey Roberts Noise compilation lampooning Coronation Street actress Sue Nicholls, was also mourned by Lorde, and singer Olly Alexander of Years and Years.
There has been only one compilation, the 30 million-selling 1, since 1973.
His Vine compilations are huge hits on YouTube and several companies have tapped him to create their own Vine hits.
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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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