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collection

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1 an organized group of objects acquired and maintained for study, exhibition, or personal pleasure
  • his stamp collection has become quite valuable

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2 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

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3 a number of things considered as a unit
  • the historic village boasts an interesting collection of gift shops and antique stores

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The first known use of collection was in the 14th century

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“Collection.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/collection. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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