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non-collective


adjective

  1. formed by collection.
  2. forming a whole; combined: the collective assets of a corporation and its subsidiaries.
  3. of or characteristic of a group of individuals taken together: the collective wishes of the membership.
  4. organized according to the principles of collectivism: a collective farm.

noun

  1. collective noun.
  2. a collective body; aggregate.
  3. a business, farm, etc., jointly owned and operated by the members of a group.
  4. a unit of organization or the organization in a collectivist system.

adjective

  1. formed or assembled by collection
  2. forming a whole or aggregate
  3. of, done by, or characteristic of individuals acting in cooperation

noun

    1. a cooperative enterprise or unit, such as a collective farm
    2. the members of such a cooperative
  1. short for collective noun

adj.early 15c., from Middle French collectif, from Latin collectivus, from collectus (see collect). As a noun, short for collective farm (in the USSR) it dates from 1925. collective farm first attested 1919 in translations of Lenin. Collective bargaining coined 1891 by Beatrice Webb; defined in U.S. 1935 by the Wagner Act. Collective noun is recorded from 1510s; collective security first attested 1934 in speech by Winston Churchill.

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