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English definition of “philately”

philately

noun [U]     /fɪˈlæt.əl.i/ US  /-ˈlæt̬-/ specialized
the collecting or study of stamps as a hobbyCollecting and amassingMiscellaneous pastimes and their participants
(Definition of philately noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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