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Meaning of “compilation” in the English Dictionary

"compilation" in British English

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compilationnoun

uk   /ˌkɒm.pɪˈleɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌkɑːm-/
(Definition of compilation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"compilation" in American English

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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)
Translations of “compilation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 汇编, 编纂, 编辑…
in Turkish derleme, bir araya getirme, derleme eser…
in Russian компиляция, составление…
in Chinese (Traditional) 匯編, 編纂, 編輯…
in Polish składanka, kompilacja…
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