Definition and Meanings for collection
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Part of Speech of collection
Etymology of collection
Meaning of collection
- the act or process of collecting or of gathering; as, the collection of specimens.
- that which is collected;a gathering or assemblage of objects or of persons.;a gathering of money for charitable or other purposes, as by passing a contribution box for freewill offerings.;that which is obtained in payment of demands.;an accumulation of any substance.
- the act of inferring or concluding from premises or observed facts; also, that which is inferred.
- the jurisdiction of a collector of excise.