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English definition of “collect”

collect

verb (AS A HOBBY)    /kəˈlekt/
A2 [T] to get and keep things of one type such as stamps or coins as a hobby: She collects dolls. So when did you start collecting antique glass?Collecting and amassing
(Definition of collect verb (AS A HOBBY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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