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English definition of “collected”

collected

adjective
 
 
/kəˈlektɪd/
BOOK [always before noun] brought together in one book or series of books: His collected poems were published in 1928.Collecting and amassingKinds of books
CONTROL showing control over your feelings: Jane was very calm and collected.Controlling emotionsCalm and relaxedNot showing or feeling emotions
(Definition of collected from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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