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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 negotiation 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

  • MLS collective bargaining agreement negotiations continue
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  • E! Style Collective Secrets of Fashion Week: The Beautiful, Bad & WTF?!
    As one of your E! Style Collective insiders and as an E! News correspondent, it's a part of my job to bring you access to the top designers and celebs, be ahead of the trends and keep it... Read more on this news related to 'Collective'

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