Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Russian translation of “collection”

collection

noun
 
 
/kəˈlekʃən/
OBJECTS [C] B1 a group of objects of the same type that have been collected by one person or in one place
коллекция
a private art collection Groups and collections of thingsVariety and mixtures
TAKING AWAY [U] B2 when something is taken away from a place
выемка, сбор (писем, мусора)
rubbish collectionTransferring and transporting objects
MONEY [C] an amount of money collected from several people
сбор денег
We had a collection for Emily's gift.Groups and collections of thingsVariety and mixtures
GROUP [C] a group of things or people
набор, сборище
There's quite a collection of toothbrushes in the bathroom.Groups and collections of thingsVariety and mixtures
(Definition of collection from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Groups and collections of things, but you might be interested in these topics from the Objects topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “collection” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

roost

When birds roost, they go somewhere to rest or sleep.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More