things collected or accumulatedHe has gathered a large collection of prints and paintings over the years.
accumulations of dirt
Only she and Mr Cohen had complete sets of keys to the shop.
I handed over my store of chocolate biscuits.
On the desk is a mass of books and papers.
a pile of books
a heap of bricks
stockpiles of chemical weapons
a hoard of silver and jewels
society viewed as an aggregate of individuals
things collected or accumulatedTwo years ago he published a collection of short stories.
a group of peopleA collection of people of all ages assembled to pay their respects.
The trouble involved a small group of football supporters.
He was a notable young actor in a company of rising stars.
All the old crowd from my university days were there.
He spoke today before a large gathering of world leaders.
She waited until quiet settled on the assembly.
A cluster of men blocked the doorway.
Most members of the congregation arrive a few minutes before the service.
an assortment of cheeses
a chaotic assemblage of drifters and ruffians
the act or process of collectingcomputer systems designed to speed up the collection of information
a sum of money collected, as in churchI asked if we could arrange a collection for the refugees.
a sum of money collected, as in churchI put a five-pound note in the church collection.
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in the sense of aggregate
an amount or total formed from separate unitssociety viewed as an aggregate of individuals
in the sense of anthology
a collection of poems or other literary pieces by various authorsan anthology of poetry
in the sense of assemblage
a collection or group of thingsa chaotic assemblage of drifters and ruffians
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