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collateverb [I/T]

us   /kəˈleɪt, ˈkɑl·eɪt, ˈkoʊ·leɪt/
to collect and arrange in correct order the sheets of a document: [T] Will the new photocopier collate the pages?
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collateverb [T]

uk   /kəˈleɪt/ us   /kəˈleɪt/
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collateverb [T]

uk   /kəˈleɪt/ us   /ˈkəʊleɪt/
to bring together different pieces of information in order to study and compare them: collate information/data/material collate statistics/figures/results
to collect and arrange the sheets of a report, book, etc. In the correct order: The photocopier will collate the documents for you.
collation
noun [S or U]
The Central Statistical Office has made significant improvements to the collation of economic data.
(Definition of collate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“collate” in Business English

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