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collection

EN[kəˈlɛkʃən] [-ɛkʃən]
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WCollection
  • Collection or Collections may refer to:
  • Cash collection, the function of an accounts receivable department
  • Collection agency, agency to collect cash
  • Collection (abstract data type), the abstract concept of collections in computer science
  • Collection (artwork), objects in a particular field forms the core basis for the museum
  • Collection (Oxford colleges), a beginning-of-term exam or Principal's Collections
  • Collection (horse), a term referring to the horse carrying more weight on his hindquarters than his forehand
FR collection

    Definition of collection in English Dictionary

  • NounPLcollectionsSUF-tion
    1. A set of items or amount of material procured or gathered together.
      1. Multiple related objects associated as a group.
        1. Of all the queer collections of humans outside of a crazy asylum, it seemed to me this sanitarium was the cup winner. […] When you're well enough off so's you don't have to fret about anything but your heft or your diseases you begin to get queer, I suppose.
      2. The activity of collecting.
        1. Collection of trash will occur every Thursday. ‎
      3. (topology, analysis) A set of sets.
        1. A gathering of money for charitable or other purposes, as by passing a contribution box for donations.
          1. OBS The act of inferring or concluding from premises or observed facts; also, that which is inferred.
            1. (Britain) The jurisdiction of a collector of excise.
              1. (in the plural, Britain, Oxford University) A set of college exams generally taken at the start of the term.
              2. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • Indeed, French regulations’ approval for the dolutegravir and the elvitegravir are posterior to the end of the data collection for this study.
                  • The place is chock-a-block full of old empty bottles on shelves, a collection from around the world.
                  • She loved to make designs with her collection of stamps.
                2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • He's a little odd. He got drunk and cleaned my whole house. He even organized my DVD collection.
                  • In this study, we evaluated HbA1c levels collected on a novel matrix paper and measured through immunoturbidity, up to 14 days after DBS collection.
                  • I want to add genre and artist tags to the files in my music collection.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
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                1. fr collection
                2. en collections
                3. fr collections
                4. fr collectionne
                5. en collectional
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                Grammatically, this word "collection" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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