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Definition of Collection


  1. The act or process of collecting or of gathering; as, the collection of specimens.
  2. That which is collected
  3. A gathering or assemblage of objects or of persons.
  4. A gathering of money for charitable or other purposes, as by passing a contribution box for freewill offerings.
  5. That which is obtained in payment of demands.
  6. An accumulation of any substance.
  7. The act of inferring or concluding from premises or observed facts; also, that which is inferred.
  8. The jurisdiction of a collector of excise.

Collection Quotations

For my birthday this year, my girlfriends - who knew I'd just inherited my dad's turntable - gave me a carton of albums like 'Blue Kentucky Girl,' by Emmylou Harris, and 'Off the Wall,' by Michael Jackson. It's all stuff we grew up with. I mean, you can't have a music collection without Prince's 'Purple Rain' - it just can't be done!
Connie Britton

That is the key of this collection, being yourself. Don't be into trends. Don't make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live.
Gianni Versace

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Albert Einstein

I enjoy going out by myself... always have, always will. I don't have security guards, and, for the most part, I enjoy meeting new people. I see myself as a regular guy who likes playing video games with his nieces and nephews and poker with his family. I don't have an art collection or take exotic vacations. I enjoy being at home.
Vince Vaughn

The budget is not just a collection of numbers, but an expression of our values and aspirations.
Jacob Lew
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Collection Translations

collection in Afrikaans is insameling, bundel, versameling
collection in Danish is samling
collection in Dutch is schare, drift, kudde, groep, hoop
collection in French is collection, recueil
collection in German is Sammlung
collection in Italian is incasso, collezkone
collection in Norwegian is samling
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