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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: For other uses, see Collective (disambiguation). A collective is a group of entities that share or are motivated by at least one common issue or interest
  • 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
  • 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 consciousness: confused with Social consciousness. Collective consciousness or collective conscious (French: conscience collective) is the set of shared beliefs, ideas
  • Collective (disambiguation): A collective is a group whose members share a common interest or goal. Collective or The Collective may also refer to: The Ayn Rand Collective or "The
  • 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 responsibility: collective responsibility. For other types of responsibility, see Responsibility (disambiguation). Collective responsibility also known as collective
  • Collective agreement: A collective agreement or collective bargaining agreement (CBA) is a special type of commercial agreement, usually as one negotiated "collectively" between
  • Collective intelligence: Collective intelligence is shared or group intelligence that emerges from the collaboration, collective efforts, and competition of many individuals and
  • Collective security: a collective response to threats to, and breaches to peace. Collective security is more ambitious than systems of alliance security or collective defense

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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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