Collective

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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 agreement: A collective agreement or collective bargaining agreement (CBA) is a special type of commercial agreement, usually as one negotiated "collectively" between
  • Musical collective: Musical collective is a phrase used to describe a group of musicians who collaborate over time to perform, record or compose music. Acappella Alaclair
  • 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 (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 noun: Not to be confused with mass nounĀ or collective number. In linguistics, a collective noun is a collection of things taken as a whole. For example, in
  • Collective Soul (2009 album): Collective Soul, also known as Rabbit to differentiate it from the band's 1995 album of the same name, is the eighth studio album by American rock band
  • 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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* 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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