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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
  • Collective (disambiguation): Collective identity Collective investment scheme Artist collective Musical collective Workers' collective The Ayn Rand Collective Collective Digital Studio
  • Collective agreement: A collective agreement or collective bargaining agreement (CBA) is a special type of commercial agreement, usually as one negotiated "collectively" between
  • Collective bargaining: For album by King Syze, see Collective Bargaining (album). Collective bargaining is a process of negotiations between employers and a group of employees
  • Musical collective: Musical collective is a phrase used to describe a group of musicians in which membership is flexible and creative control is shared. Such entities have
  • Collective unconscious: Collective unconscious is a term of analytical psychology, coined by Carl Jung. It is proposed to be a part of the unconscious mind, expressed in humanity
  • Collective noun: Not to be confused with mass noun or collective number. In linguistics, a collective noun is a collection of things taken as a whole. For example, in
  • Collective trade mark: A collective trademark, collective trade mark, or collective mark is a trademark owned by an organization (such as an association), used by its members

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'Collective' example sentence in quotations


* 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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Collective Sample Sentences in News


  • Russia calls new sanctions on Crimea 'collective punishment'
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday new Western sanctions against Ukraine's Crimea region were a "collective punishment" on residents who voted last March to join Russia, adding it was preparing to retaliate. Both the European Union and United States adopted tighter restrictions on investments in Crimea this week, targeti Read more on this news related to 'Collective'
  • Collective action levels playing field
    I had the privilege to share 10 lessons learned by Makati Business Club on collective action through the years. Read more on this news related to 'Collective'
  • ‘Most popular’ schools figures axed from web
    COLLECTIVE Spirit Free School has removed a story from its website which wrongly acclaimed it as the “most popular” secondary in Greater Manchester based on applications. Read more on this news related to 'Collective'

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