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Definition of Collective

Collective
Collective Col*lect"ive, n. (Gram.) A collective noun or name.
Collective
Collective Col*lect"ive, a. [L. collectivus: cf. F. collectif.] 1. Formed by gathering or collecting; gathered into a mass, sum, or body; congregated or aggregated; as, the collective body of a nation. --Bp. Hoadley. 2. Deducing consequences; reasoning; inferring. [Obs.] ``Critical and collective reason.' --Sir T. Browne. 3. (Gram.) Expressing a collection or aggregate of individuals, by a singular form; as, a collective name or noun, like assembly, army, jury, etc. 4. Tending to collect; forming a collection. Local is his throne . . . to fix a point, A central point, collective of his sons. --Young. 5. Having plurality of origin or authority; as, in diplomacy, a note signed by the representatives of several governments is called a collective note. Collective fruit (Bot.), that which is formed from a mass of flowers, as the mulberry, pineapple, and the like; -- called also multiple fruit. --Gray.

Meaning of Collective from wikipedia

- A collective is a group of entities that share or are motivated by at least one common issue or interest, or work together to achieve a common objective...
- historic list of "company terms". The present list also includes more common collective terms (such as "herd" and "flock") for some animals. Contents A B C D...
- Collective Soul is an American rock band originally from Stockbridge, Georgia. Now based in Atlanta, the group consists of lead vocalist Ed Roland, rhythm...
- Collective unconscious (German: kollektives Unbewusstes), a term coined by Carl Jung, refers to structures of the unconscious mind which are shared among...
- Collective bargaining is a process of negotiation between employers and a group of employees aimed at agreements to regulate working salaries, working...
- pools, collective investment vehicles, collective investment schemes, managed funds, or simply funds. The regulatory term is undertaking for collective investment...
- Animal Collective is an American experimental pop band formed in Baltimore, Maryland in 2003. Its members and founders are Avey Tare (David Portner), Panda...
- In linguistics, a collective noun refers to a collection of things taken as a whole. Most collective nouns in everyday speech are mundane and not specific...
- YBN (Young Boss ****z) is an American hip-hop collective formed in 2014 on Xbox Live, eventually meeting up in Los Angeles, California following the commercial...
- 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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