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collection

col·lec·tion

collection

 
pronunciation:
k lek shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of collecting.
synonyms:
accumulation, aggregation, assembly, gathering
similar words:
compilation, conglomeration, gather
definition 2: a group of items of the same type, gathered for display or study.
a coin collectionan art collection
 
synonyms:
assemblage, assortment, compilation, group, set
similar words:
accumulation, album, anthology, array, bunch, cluster, corpus, heap, hoard, hodgepodge, jumble, pile, series, treasury, variety
definition 3: the gathering of money from members of a group.
The church took up a collection for the poor.
synonyms:
contribution, donation, oblation, offering
similar words:
alms, pledge, tithe
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