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English definition of “collection”

collection

noun [C or U] (GETTING)    /kəˈlek.ʃən/
B2 the act of taking something away from a place: The photos will be ready for collection on Tuesday afternoon. Which day is the rubbish collection?UK There are three collections a day from the post box on the corner.Transferring and transporting objects
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