Meaning of COLLECTION in English

COLLECTION

noun that which is collected.

2. collection ·noun an accumulation of any substance.

3. collection ·noun the jurisdiction of a collector of excise.

4. collection ·noun that which is obtained in payment of demands.

5. collection ·noun a gathering or assemblage of objects or of persons.

6. collection ·noun the act or process of collecting or of gathering; as, the collection of specimens.

7. collection ·noun the act of inferring or concluding from premises or observed facts; also, that which is inferred.

8. collection ·noun a gathering of money for charitable or other purposes, as by passing a contribution box for freewill offerings.

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