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Definition of Collective

Collective

  1. Formed by gathering or collecting; gathered into a mass, sum, or body; congregated or aggregated; as, the collective body of a nation.
  2. Deducing consequences; reasoning; inferring.
  3. Expressing a collection or aggregate of individuals, by a singular form; as, a collective name or noun, like assembly, army, jury, etc.
  4. Tending to collect; forming a collection.
  5. Having plurality of origin or authority; as, in diplomacy, a note signed by the representatives of several governments is called a collective note.
  6. A collective noun or name.
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Collective Translations

collective in Dutch is gemeenschappelijk, collectief
collective in French is collectif
collective in German is Kollektiv, Verbands
collective in Italian is in comune
collective in Portuguese is coletivo
collective in Spanish is colectividad
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