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Definitions of collection

the process of gathering money, often owed on a debt, or a certain amount of money that has been gathered

The collection of the company's debt was a difficult process.

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.

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.