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Spanish translation of “collect”

collect

verb /kəˈlekt/
to bring or come together; to gather
reunir, recopilar
People are collecting in front of the house I collect stamps I’m collecting (money) for cancer research He’s trying to collect his thoughts.
to call for and take away
recoger
She collects the children from school each day.
collected adjective gathered together in one book etc
completo
the collected poems of Robert Burns.
composed; cool
sereno
She appeared quite calm and collected.
collection /-ʃən/ noun (an) act of collecting
recogida
Your letter won’t get to London tomorrow – you’ve missed the last collection (= of mail from a postbox) for today.
a set of objects etc collected
colección
a stamp collection.
collective /-tiv/ adjective of a number of people etc combined into one group
colectivo
This success was the result of a collective effort.
(linguistics) of a noun, taking a singular verb but standing for many things taken as a whole
colectivo
’Cattle’ is a collective noun.
collectively adverb
colectivamente
They were collectively responsible for the man’s death.
collector noun a person who collects, as a job or as a hobby
coleccionista
a coin/stamp collector.
(Definition of collect from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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