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colectivo

[ koh-lek-tee-voh; Spanish kaw-lek-tee-vaw ]
/ ˌkoʊ lɛkˈti voʊ; Spanish ˌkɔ lɛkˈti vɔ /
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noun, plural co·lec·ti·vos [koh-lek-tee-vohz; Spanish kaw-lek-tee-vaws]. /ˌkoʊ lɛkˈti voʊz; Spanish ˌkɔ lɛkˈti vɔs/. (in Latin America)
a small public bus.
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Origin of colectivo

First recorded in 1935–40; from Latin American Spanish: “public bus,” i.e., a vehicle used collectively; special use of Spanish: “collective,” from Latin collēctīvus collective
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