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collections, plural;
  1. The action or process of collecting someone or something
    • - the collection of maple sap
    • - tax collection
  2. A regular removal of mail for dispatch or of trash for disposal

  3. An instance of collecting money in a church service or for a charitable cause
    • - when she died, they took up a collection for her burial
  4. A sum collected in this way

  5. A group of things or people
    • - a rambling collection of houses
  6. An assembly of items such as works of art, pieces of writing, or natural objects, esp. one systematically ordered
    • - paintings from the permanent collection
    • - a record collection
  7. An art museum's holdings organized by medium, such as sculpture, painting, or photography

  8. A book or recording containing various texts, poems, songs, etc
    • - a collection of essays
  9. A range of new clothes produced by a fashion house
    • - a preview of their autumn collection

  1. several things grouped together or considered as a whole
  2. a publication containing a variety of works
  3. solicitation: request for a sum of money; "an appeal to raise money for starving children"
  4. the act of gathering something together
  5. (collect) payable by the recipient on delivery; "a collect call"; "the letter came collect"; "a COD parcel"
  6. (collect) a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England
  7. Akon (born Aliaune Badara Akon Thiam), , is a Senegalese-American R&B singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, businessman, and philanthropist.
  8. Arvingarna is a Swedish dansband, which was formed in 1989 and which competed in the Swedish Melodifestivalen in 1993, 1995, 1999 and 2002. In 1993 they won with the song '"Eloise" and represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1993, where the song finished 7th.
  9. An invoice or bill is a commercial document issued by a seller to the buyer, indicating the products, quantities, and agreed prices for products or services the seller has provided the buyer. An invoice indicates the buyer must pay the seller, according to the payment terms. ...
  10. In computer science, a container is a class, a data structure, or an abstract data type (ADT) whose instances are collections of other objects. In other words; They are used for storing objects in an organized way following specific access rules.
  11. In computer science, a collection is a grouping of some variable number of data items (possibly zero) that have some shared significance to the problem being solved and need to be operated upon together in some controlled fashion. ...
  12. Product bundling is a marketing strategy that involves offering several products for sale as one combined product. ...
  13. A set of items or objects procured or gathered together by a person, group, or other agent; Multiple related objects associated as a group; The activity of collecting; A set of sets
  14. (collect) The prayer said before the reading of the epistle lesson, especially one found in a prayerbook, as with the Book of Common Prayer; To gather together; amass items; To get; particularly, get from someone; To accumulate similar items or items belonging to a particular theme, ...
  15. (collected) Cool‐headed, emotionally stable, in focus
  17. (Collections) the efforts a lender takes to collect past due payments.
  18. (Collections) Activity in which lenders or their agents employ various techniques to pressure borrowers to pay what's owed.
  19. (Collections) Amounts collected by guaranty agencies or the Federal government from borrowers after default claims are paid to lenders. FY86-FY96 figures reported in the Data Book include collections by the Internal Revenue Service through offset of Federal income tax refunds.
  20. (COLLECTIONS) Also called receipts. Cash paid by customers for their purchases.
  21. (COLLECTIONS) We have put together a collection of 12 uniquely themed frame ranges to make finding a frame faster
  22. (Collections) A brief interview with the Principal (and Tutor for Graduates) to talk about your progress.
  23. (Collections) A group of objects that have one thing in common that have been brought together for a given purpose. Museums often have collections of, for example, paintings, animal specimens, ancient objects and fossils
  24. (Collections) A series of three age-appropriate magazine-type books used as part of the STUDIO 2B resources.
  25. (Collections) Actions taken to obtain payment from a taxpayer from whom taxes are past due.