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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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If these factors explain why the rebellion occurred, then the irony is that the regime was saved from more rebellions like the one in Pitelinskii by the one feature of the village that the OGPU complained most bitterly about--the way in which sel'sovets acted as a brake on the collectivization process by refusing to cooperate, by allowing peasants to avoid the collectives, by helping wealthy peasants to disguise their wealth, by dividing grain requisitioning demands by "eater" as opposed to class, by providing false documents, and by accepting any kind of excuses to alleviate state policies.
14 /PRNewswire/ -- Collective Technologies, a leading client/server systems management consulting firm, today announced it will expand its collaboration with Microsoft to provide new high-end Microsoft Windows NT and UNIX Interoperability Integration Services to the energy industry.
The picture that emerges from the Berkeley Art Museum's fascinating retrospective of Ant Farm, the experimental architecture collective founded by Chip Lord and Doug Michels in 1968, is one of relentless flatness.
ADVANTAGES OF COLLECTIVES There are several major advantages provided by investing in collectives rather than individual shares.
If this were right, it would lead to intractable indeterminacies in practice, for a sense of guilt is never universal within large collectives, and we would be left wondering what to conclude when some proportion of a nation felt guilt while the remainder did not.
One thing Gingeras does get straight, however, is that radical politics were very much a central concern for collectives in the '80s and '90s--among those I knew and worked with were Political Art Documentation and Distribution (PAD/D), Group Material, Carnival Knowledge, and REPOhistory--as well as those that came before and after, including Artists Meeting for Cultural Change (AMCC), Art Workers Coalition (AWC), Guerrilla Art Action Group (GAAG), and Paper Tiger, and more recently Dyke Action Machine, Guerrilla Girls, Gran Fury, [R][TM] ark, the Yes Men, Sub Rosa, Critical Art Ensemble, Yomango, Whisper Media, and Temporary Services.
Much like the black collectives of the past such as The Dark Room poetry collective in Cambridge, Massachusetts and the Umbra collective in New York's Lower East Side and Harlem--which nurtured Rosa Guy, Ishmael Reed and Amiri Baraka--present-day black writers are focusing on literary aesthetics as well as social issues.
But his new firm--even if it is based upon the principles of collective entrepreneuriaslim--will include managers.
Charles Cecil, designer of the critically acclaimed title Broken Sword, has joined the development team at The Collective to aid in the game's design.
Interactive Entertainment is working with The Collective on the development of the first installment of the game franchise with an original Dirty Harry storyline.