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English definition of “collected”

collected

adjective uk   /kəˈlek.tɪd/ us  

collected adjective (GATHERED)

[before noun] brought together in one book or series of books: His collected poems were published in 1928.Kinds of books

collected adjective (CONTROLLED)

showing control over your feelings: She appeared calm and collected.Controlling emotionsCalm and relaxedNot showing or feeling emotions
(Definition of collected from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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