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collective

a. a cooperative enterprise or unit, such as a collective farm
b. the members of such a cooperative

collective

[kə′lek·tiv]
(meteorology)
In aviation weather observations, a group of observations transmitted in prescribed order by stations on the same long-line teletypewriter circuit. Also known as sequence.

collective

The method of controlling the amount of rotor blade pitch where all blades are varied in pitch an equal amount simultaneously. Normally refers to the collective pitch, which is the pilot control in rotary wing aircraft for changing the rotor pitch. Also called collective stick. See collective pitch
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CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network Asia Pacific, Nick Waters, said, "As a data-led, creative CRM business, WiTH Collective operates in a sweetspot for the marketing industry right now.
Commentant les critiques des deputes de ladite commission, le ministre des Domaines de l'Eetat et des Affaires foncieres, Hatem El Euchi, a tenu a preciser que plus de 350 mille hectares de terres collectives posent toujours de serieux problemes fonciers, soulignant toutefois que ces problemes ne datent pas d'aujourd'hui, mais plutot des annees 60.
The converse is not strictly true--I might sometimes satisfy the first clause of the Complex Obligation without satisfying the last clause--but not in any case that constitutes a challenge to my proposed expansion of the range of collectives that can have obligations.
Taking professional advice is always recommended on selecting the most appropriate collectives, to match your circumstances and objectives.
If z is the fitter particle character, then collectives with a higher proportion of z are fitter, but the fitness of particle character z does not change across collectives.
It is, however, only in the final section of The Grammar of Criminal Law, volume 1, that Fletcher discusses collective guilt and the alleged collective nature of the crimes within the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Because compared with almost every previous collective and many new ones, the recent crop of gallery-sponsored art groupettes is unmistakably a product of enterprise culture, which, as put forward by historian Chin-tao Wu, is the near-total privatization of everything up to and including that which once stood outside or opposite the reach of capitalism, including avant-garde and radical art.
Unlike the other smaller literary collectives, the Detroit Writers Guild has more than 600 members, in Michigan and 23 other states.
On the morning of 25 February, the Gridino peasants looted the home of the collective farm chairman Kosyrev whom they had already demanded be put on trial for his part in the excesses.
Just as collective action is more effective than individual action in changing the world around us, so a collective examination of conscience, as we enter the new Millennium, is likely to be more fruitful in healing past wounds than individual repentance by itself.
Sometimes people speak of collectives as groups that define themselves independently of the persons making up their membership and are able to continue to exist when the membership changes over time, whereas my account takes collectives to be simply groups of people contributing to a common outcome.
In actuality, though, the appearance of flatness dramatizes a long-standing inquiry into the spaces of communication and the historical urgency surrounding notions of collective identity in the new-media age.