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noun     /ˌkɒm.pɪˈleɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌkɑːm-/
[U] the act of compiling something: A team of four were involved in the compilation of the book.Editing and compilingCorrecting and mendingPublishingCollecting and amassing [C] a book, CD, etc. that has been made from several separate parts: a compilation of their greatest hitsKinds of books
(Definition of compilation noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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