collection · noun /kəˈlek.ʃən/Full view
Nouns: collection, collector
Adjectives: collected, collective
Verbs: collect
Adverbs: collectively
collection (OBJECTS)
B1 C a group of objects of one type that have been collected by one person or in one place
Dictionary examples:

a private art collection

a valuable stamp collection

Learner example:

I'm going to buy the DVD named "Lord of the Rings" because I like it very much and want to have it in my DVD collection. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Greek)

collection (TAKING AWAY)
B2 U when something is taken away from a place
Dictionary example:

rubbish collection

Learner example:

We need a different organisation for the waste collection. (First Certificate in English; B2; Italian)

collection (GROUP)
B1 C a group of things or people
Dictionary example:

There's quite a collection of toothbrushes in the bathroom.

Learner example:

I [wear] long t-shirts and I have a collection of sweaters. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Spanish)

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