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In 2008, too, TIME published a compilation of 10 years of Viagra jokes.Laughter Will Be the Legacy of Viagra
October 2, 2014
The compilation also brought the Nazi-riffic Apt Pupil and leach-tastic The Body (aka Stand By Me) to the silver screen.20 Things You Didn’t Know About 'The Shawshank Redemption'
August 27, 2014
The people at Four Grounds Media help us find out with this compilation.J.Law Gets Busted For Sex Toys, #XmasJammies, and More Viral Videos
December 22, 2013
Relive the magic of the past 10 years of Top Model with this compilation of the best fights, freakouts, and breakdowns.The Best ‘America’s Next Top Model’ Freakouts
August 1, 2013
Introduction and compilation copyright © 2013 by Susannah Carson.The Old Man and the Sea
April 9, 2013
This work is strictly what its title page imports, a compilation.Fox's Book of Martyrs
There are also many curiosities of compilation in auction catalogues.
In the publishing world, this is the age of compilation, not of creation.
Socialists in French Municipalities, a compilation from official reports.The Common Sense of Socialism
This work is largely a compilation of the recollections of his contemporaries.
- something collected or compiled, such as a list, report, etc
- the act or process of collecting or compiling
Word Origin and History for compilation
early 15c., "that which is compiled," also "action of compiling," from Middle French compilation, from Latin compilationem (nominative compilatio) "a compilation," literally "a pillaging," noun of action from compilare (see compile).