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"compilation" in British English

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compilationnoun

uk   /ˌkɒm.pɪˈleɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌkɑːm.pəˈleɪ.ʃən/
[U] the ​act of ​compiling something: A ​team of four was ​involved in the compilation of the ​book.
[C] a ​book, CD, etc. that has been made from several ​separateparts: a compilation of ​theirgreatesthits
(Definition of compilation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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compilationnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌkɑm·pəˈleɪ·ʃən/
the ​act of ​collectinginformation from a ​variety of ​places to ​arrange it in a ​book, ​report, or ​list: [U] The compilation of all his ​speeches took several ​months.
A compilation is also a ​book, ​report, etc., that is a ​collection of ​separate things: [C] a compilation of ​modernpoetry
(Definition of compilation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"compilation" in Business English

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compilationnoun

uk   us   /ˌkɒmpɪˈleɪʃən/
[C] a ​collection of ​informationarranged in a ​list, ​report, ​book, etc.: A compilation of ​ratings for 1,600 ​insurers is ​published in the March/April ​issue of the ​newsletter.
[C or U] ACCOUNTING the ​process of preparing a company's ​financialstatements, ​based on ​information that is given by the ​management of the ​company: During a compilation the ​data is ​arranged into the ​conventionalfinancialstatementform, but it is not ​audited or ​reviewed.
(Definition of compilation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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