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cobrança

substantivo

full

collection

noun

Definitions of collection

a group of objects such as works of art or pieces of writing brought together in one place

He was a violent criminal who nonetheless had a big gun collection.

presenting a negotiable instrument, eg a cheque or draft, for payment, or converting accounts receivable into cash

The draft is sent for collection, known as a documentary collection.

the act or process of gathering things from different places and bringing them together

Adopting encryption can make the mass collection of personal data more difficult and expensive.