- collecting tubule,
- collection agency,
- collection box,
- collection plate,
- collective agreement,
- collective bargaining,
- collective behavior,
- collective farm,
- collective fruit
Origin of collective
Examples from the Web for collectively
For all the vulgar jokes we collectively enjoy, there's a cultural disconnect between sexual humor and actual eroticism.Inside the Greatest Porn Parody Factory: From ‘Game of Bones’ to ‘The Humper Games’|Gabriella Paiella|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But high-ranking Democrats collectively need to perform the following exercise.
There are 17 processes herein, which collectively take four years for a craftsman to master.
And yet, collectively our culture is still repressed when it comes to the subject of sex.Christian Right-Wingers Love Porn: New Studies Suggest the Bible Belt Has A Kinky Side|Aurora Snow|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So, it was in the air worldwide, but these four Austrian artists were the most collectively extreme.The Life and Art of Radical Provocateur—and Commune Leader—Otto Muehl|Anthony Haden-Guest|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Collectively, they constituted something to be proud of and sorry for.Those Times And These|Irvin S. Cobb
Each had lost a friend, but collectively as a regiment they had lost a powerful weapon.London to Ladysmith via Pretoria|Winston Spencer Churchill
Such was the family to whom collectively the Marchioness looked for support in her unhappiness.Marion Fay|Anthony Trollope
Most creatures reproduce individually, these collectively—all personal life absolutely lost in the group life.The home|Charlotte Perkins Gilman
But with regiments jammed in this astonishing way, and got collectively into the lion's throat, what can be done?History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVIII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
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.