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Each season I strive to design a forward-thinking and effortless collection with a very clean minimalist aesthetic.
Francisco Costa

Meaning of "collection" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF COLLECTION

collection  [kəˈlɛkʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COLLECTION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Collection is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES COLLECTION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Collection

Collection or Collections may refer to: ▪ Cash collection, the function of an accounts receivable department ▪ Collection agency, agency to collect cash ▪ Collection, the abstract concept of collections in computer science ▪ Collection, objects in a particular field forms the core basis for the museum ▪ Collection, a beginning-of-term exam or Principal's Collections ▪ Collection, a term referring to the horse carrying more weight on his hindquarters than his forehand ▪ Collection, an Irish-bred, Hong Kong based Thoroughbred racehorse...

Definition of collection in the English dictionary

The first definition of collection in the dictionary is the act or process of collecting. Other definition of collection is a number of things collected or assembled together. Collection is also a selection of clothes, esp as presented by a particular designer for a specified season.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH COLLECTION


bilection
baɪˈlɛkʃən
bolection
bəʊˈlɛkʃən
complexion
kəmˈplɛkʃən
deflection
dɪˈflɛkʃən
election
ɪˈlɛkʃən
flexion
ˈflɛkʃən
inflection
ɪnˈflɛkʃən
intellection
ˌɪntɪˈlɛkʃən
lection
ˈlɛkʃən
misrecollection
ˌmɪsˌrɛkəˈlɛkʃən
nonelection
ˌnɒnɪˈlɛkʃən
postelection
ˌpəʊstɪˈlɛkʃən
predilection
ˌpriːdɪˈlɛkʃən
prelection
prɪˈlɛkʃən
recollection
ˌrɛkəˈlɛkʃən
reflection
rɪˈflɛkʃən
reflexion
rɪˈflɛkʃən
reselection
riːsɪˈlɛkʃən
selection
sɪˈlɛkʃən
subintellection
ˌsʌbɪntɪˈlɛkʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COLLECTION

collectible
collecting
collecting bank
collecting box
collecting tin
collection box
collection charges
collection plate
collection point
collection tin
collective
collective agreement
collective bargaining
collective farm
collective fruit
collective memory
collective noun
collective ownership
collective pitch lever
collective security

WORDS THAT END LIKE COLLECTION

accreditation
action
attraction
auction
connection
construction
correction
course of action
detection
direction
fiction
function
inspection
instruction
introduction
production
protection
reaction
satisfaction
section
transaction

Synonyms and antonyms of collection in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «COLLECTION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «collection» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of collection

Translation of «collection» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COLLECTION

Find out the translation of collection to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of collection from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «collection» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

收藏
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

colección
570 millions of speakers

English

collection
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

संग्रह
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مَجْمُوعَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

коллекция
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

coleção
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সংগ্রহ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

collection
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

koleksi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sammlung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

コレクション
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

수집
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

koleksi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bộ sưu tập
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சேகரிப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

संकलन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Toplamak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

collezione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zbiór
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

колекція
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

colecție
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συλλογή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

versameling
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

insamling
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

samling
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of collection

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COLLECTION»

The term «collection» is very widely used and occupies the 1.024 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COLLECTION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «collection» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «collection» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about collection

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10 QUOTES WITH «COLLECTION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word collection.
1
Delphine Arnault
I think an art collection is a lot like a diary. Your taste evolves with time. I try to never sell anything, because it's part of my journey.
2
Avi
Every night, I was read to. Every Friday, we were taken to the library. I always received at least one book for my birthday. I have a few of them yet. Early on, I had my own collection of books. I loved to read. Still do.
3
Nate Berkus
I have a large watch collection, and classic watches are especially important to me. I had a silver Rolex, and I actually gave it to my little brother. He wears it every day. He's an actor, so whenever he goes to an audition, he can look down, see it, and it gives him confidence. It was a great thing to pass on.
4
Harrison Birtwistle
There are rhythmic ideas which sometimes only work up to a point. In writing there are moments when it just comes off the page, it's not just a collection of notes.
5
Alton Brown
Jeff Smith was the Julia Child of my generation. When his television show, 'The Frugal Gourmet,' made its debut on PBS in the 1980s, it conveyed such genuine enthusiasm for cooking that I was moved for the first time to slap down cold cash for a collection of recipes.
6
Thom Browne
I do love the provocative side of my collection, but I also like the classics - the simpler skirts and the sweater sets and the shirtdresses. And I always love to see girls in jackets and trousers.
7
Stephen Cambone
The users are not going to be in the position of accepting what's been collected; they're going to be in the position of being able to demand collection.
8
Kate Clinton
I consider a CD or a comedy collection as a record of what I've been doing, and I try to wrap it up and start new material.
9
Francisco Costa
Each season I strive to design a forward-thinking and effortless collection with a very clean minimalist aesthetic.
10
Joe Dante
'Avatar' is the greatest, most comprehensive collection of movie cliches ever assembled, but it's put together in a brand new way with a new technology, and tremendous imagination, making it a true epic and a kind of a milestone.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COLLECTION»

Discover the use of collection in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to collection and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Wes Anderson Collection
" "The Wes Anderson Collection "is the first in-depth overview of Anderson's filmography, guiding readers through his life and career.
Matt Zoller Seitz, Wes Anderson, 2013
2
Collection Management Basics
The book represents a total restructuring of the previous work, and reflects changes brought on by new technology and the up-and-down economy. Students and practitioners alike will benefit greatly from this up-to-date and essential text.
G. Edward Evans, Margaret Z. Saponardo, 2012
3
Data Collection and Analysis
In simple and non-technical terms, this text illustrates a wide range of techniques and approaches used in social research projects.
Roger Sapsford, Victor Jupp, 2006
4
Basics Fashion Design 04: Developing a Collection
Developing a Collection provides everything the fashion student needs to know about developing a collection, including an overview of the development process, approaches to designing the student collection.
Elinor Renfrew, Colin Renfrew, 2009
5
Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management
Addresses the art of controlling and updating your library's collection. Discussions of the importance and logistics of electronic resources are integrated throughout the book.
Peggy Johnson, 2009
6
Hermann Goring and the Nazi Art Collection: The Looting of ...
This work explores the history and formation of the Nazi art collection and the methods used by Hermann Göring and his party to strip occupied Europe of a large part of its artistic heritage"--Provided by publisher.
Kenneth D. Alford, 2012
7
A Collection of Essays
In this bestselling compilation of essays, written in the clear-eyed, uncompromising language for which he is famous, Orwell discusses with vigor such diverse subjects as his boyhood schooling, the Spanish Civil War, Henry Miller, British ...
George Orwell, 1970
8
The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records
This present series, under the general editorship of Lorraine Cook White, is a town-by-town transcription of Barbour's celebrated collection.
General Ed White, Lorraine Cook White, 2009
9
Systematic Data Collection
This volume compels field researchers to take very seriously not only what they hear, but what they ask.
Susan C. Weller, A. Kimball Romney, 1988
10
Collection Management for the 21st Century: A Handbook for ...
This professional reference shows how changes in all aspects of collection management will affect future activities in this area.
G. E. Gorman, Ruth H. Miller, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COLLECTION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term collection is used in the context of the following news items.
1
How the Uber of trash collection can save you money
Rubicon is already working with large companies to help them reduce their garbage collection costs, and will roll out an app for homeowners to ... «Business Insider, Jul 15»
2
San Diego State librarians prepare massive comic book collection
SAN DIEGO - Two San Diego State University librarians are asking for your help with their comic book collection. Pamela Jackson and Anna ... «10News, Jul 15»
3
Vans partners with Eley Kishimoto to launch Living Art Collection
(July 7, 2015) – Vans teams up with British design house Eley Kishimoto, a brand known for its bold, vibrant prints, to launch a collection of ... «Transworld Business, Jul 15»
4
Smithsonian stands behind exhibit based on Cosby collection
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian Institution is standing behind a museum exhibition that relies in part on the art collection of Bill Cosby ... «WTOP, Jul 15»
5
Baxter City Council hears proposition for organized trash collection
BAXTER - Organized collection, with the city determining garbage collection, was one of the elements from a recent League of Minnesota Cities ... «Brainerd Daily Dispatch, Jul 15»
6
Cupcakes & Cashmere blogger Emily Schuman faces criticism over …
A popular fashion blogger has come under fire from her fans over the 'exclusionary' size range of her first clothing collection. Emily Schuman ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
7
E3 2015: Playing the Mega Man Legacy Collection with producer …
One recent project from Capcom that's met some skepticism has been the Mega Man Legacy Collection. Given that the Mega Man Anniversary ... «Shacknews, Jul 15»
8
Collection reports detail Jose Aldo's random drug test last month
According to collection reports filed by Drug Free Sport and obtained by ESPN.com, the company assigned collection responsibilities to Ben ... «ESPN, Jul 15»
9
Ward's classy, well-executed collection
BEIRUT: Refined and well-executed, the autumn-winter 2015/2016 collection signed by Tony Ward is the epitome of class and good taste. «The Daily Star, Jul 15»
10
Israeli Court Rules: Priceless Kafka Collection Goes to Israel's …
The judges found that upon her death in 2007, Ester Hoffe had illegally bequeathed the collection to her daughters, after having, also illegally, ... «The Jewish Press, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Collection [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/collection>. Dec 2019 ».
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