Definition of 'collection'
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Try its gorgeous new winter lippy collection. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We learn from each other how we can improve the collection of one tax. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The public collection didn't stay together for long. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You need to take into account noise from deliveries, rubbish collections and so on. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The cruise line has also announced a new collection of onboard experiences for its 2017 cruises. The Sun (2016)The strapless pink chiffon gown the princess chose for a royal tour of Japan is one of the styles revisited in this new collection. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Just arrange collection of your equipment so it can be at your destination BEFORE you arrive anywhere in the world. The Sun (2016)They're on a limited run now but will return with the new collection in January. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She also had a large collection of trainers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The high street has got rather good at delivering special collections and designer collaborations. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The process of egg collection means taking powerful hormonal treatment to get eggs ready to be harvested. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They are all over the collections for next season. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We decide to add letter one to our collection. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Users can book collection and delivery via the website and track progress. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Many guests wore silver elephant pins and there was a collection for the charity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)My next book is a collection of short stories. Times, Sunday Times (2012)People worry that their hospital or rubbish collection service will somehow be compromised. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So how did he fare in his first collection on new turf? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Naturally she has tried on all the clothes in the collection herself. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The majority have been drawn from public collections across the country. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Manufacturers then arrange for its collection and subsequent treatment and recycling. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Bring your designer collection to hang in the palatial dressing rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Set national standards for the collection and processing of household waste. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The collection closes with one of its most haunting lyrics. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The basic facts are easily established from the existing delivery and collection records. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In front of me is a collection of books that is supposed to change my life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The downside of producing one of the highlight collections of last season is the pressure to do it again. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Others survive in smaller collections worldwide. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is a small, coherent and richly rewarding exhibition drawn from distinguished collections worldwide. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Don't be put off if your church does not have a large or prestigious collection of monuments. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A selection of objects chosen by the public from the gallery's decorative art collection. Times, Sunday Times (2012)An Arts and Crafts collection app can be downloaded or accessed at the museum. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They have carried out bogus charity collections, robberies, attempted abductions and vandalism. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'collection'
British English: collection /kəˈlɛkʃən/ NOUN
A collection of things is a group of similar things that you have deliberately acquired, usually over a period of time.
His collection of prints and paintings has been bought over the years.
- American English: collection
- Arabic: مَجْمُوعَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: coleção
- Chinese: 收藏
- Croatian: zbirka
- Czech: sbírka
- Danish: samling
- Dutch: verzameling
- European Spanish: colección
- Finnish: kokoelma
- French: collection
- German: Sammlung
- Greek: συλλογή
- Italian: collezione
- Japanese: コレクション
- Korean: 수집
- Norwegian: samling
- Polish: zbiór
- European Portuguese: coleção
- Romanian: colecție
- Russian: коллекция
- Spanish: recogida
- Swedish: insamling
- Thai: สิ่งที่สะสมไว้
- Turkish: koleksiyon
- Ukrainian: колекція
- Vietnamese: bộ sưu tập
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