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compilation

noun uk   /ˌkɒm.pɪˈleɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌkɑːm-/
[U] the act of compiling something: A team of four were involved in the compilation of the book. [C] a book, CD, etc. that has been made from several separate parts: a compilation of their greatest hits
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