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English definition of “collection”

collection

noun (THINGS TOGETHER)    /kəˈlek.ʃən/
B1 [C] a group of objects of one type that have been collected by one person or in one place : a private art collection a valuable stamp collectionGroups and collections of thingsVariety and mixtures [C] an amount of money collected from several people , or the act of collecting money : We're having a collection for Tom's retirement present .Forms of money and methods of paymentGeneral words for amounts of moneyLarge amounts of moneySmall amounts of money B1 [C] a lot of things or people : There's quite a collection of toothbrushes in the bathroom .Groups and collections of thingsVariety and mixtures [C] a range of new clothes produced by one clothes designer: Kenzo's summer / winter collectionFashionModern and fashionableModern and fashionable
(Definition of collection noun (THINGS TOGETHER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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