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Collective Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • members of a cooperative enterprise
  • set up on the principle of collectivism or ownership and production by the workers involved usually under the supervision of a government; "collective farms"
  • forming a whole or aggregate
  • done by or characteristic of individuals acting together; "a joint identity"; "the collective mind"; "the corporate good"

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  • members of a cooperative enterprise

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Collective'


  • Collective: Collectives are sometimes characterised by attempts to share and exercise political and social power and to make decisions on a consensus-driven and egalitarian
  • Collective intelligence: Collective intelligence (CI) is shared or group intelligence that emerges from the collaboration, collective efforts, and competition of many individuals
  • Musical collective: Musical collective is a phrase used to describe a group of musicians who collaborate over time to perform, record or compose music. Main category: Musical
  • Collective responsibility: collective responsibility. For other types of responsibility, see Responsibility (disambiguation). Collective responsibility also known as collective
  • Collective bargaining: For album by King Syze, see Collective Bargaining (album). Collective bargaining is a process of negotiation between employers and a group of employees
  • Collective unconscious: Collective unconscious (German: kollektives Unbewusstes), a term coined by Carl Jung, refers to structures of the unconscious mind which are shared among
  • Artist collective: Not to be confused with Artist cooperative. An artist collective is an initiative that is the result of a group of artists working together, usually under
  • Animal Collective: Animal Collective is an American experimental pop band formed in Baltimore, Maryland in 2003. Its members and founders are Avey Tare (David Portner), Panda
  • Collective agreement: A collective agreement or collective bargaining agreement (CBA) is a special type of commercial agreement, usually as one negotiated "collectively" between
  • Collective consciousness: Social consciousness. Collective consciousness, collective conscience, or collective conscious (French: conscience collective) is the set of shared beliefs

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* Our tendency to create heroes rarely jibes with the reality that most nontrivial problems require collective solutions. - Warren Bennis

* I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance. - Thomas Carlyle

* Reality is nothing but a collective hunch. - Lily Tomlin


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