When joining the collective, members were required to swear allegiance to bin Laden personally, not to al Qaeda as a group.
The value of their collective assets has climbed from [$23.2 billion] a year ago to [$26 billion] this year—a new record.
We all have a collective responsibility to atone for the actions of the U.S. and Israel in the coming weeks.
It represents the collective work and the political inclination of the majority of Arab Americans.
Correcting for institutions such as Jim Crow and apartheid takes powerful, collective effort.
I knew them but by that collective and unpractical—many persons would have said that frivolous—name; which saw me little further.
Perhaps there may also be the idea of collective responsibility for his annihilation.
But even apart from the possibility of a corrupt boss there is still a wide gap between the collective and the socialized agency.
They acquired their collective title, La Comdie Humaine, in 1842.
Philosophic heads must occupy themselves one day with the collective account of antiquity and make up its balance-sheet.
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.