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collect

(kŏl`ĕkt) [Late Lat.,=meeting], in Western liturgies, short prayer proper to an occasion, often asking a particular favor. In the Roman Catholic Church the collect is said, typically, at Mass just before the epistle and at vespers. It occurs correspondingly in the Anglican and Lutheran liturgies. Many collects are very ancient, especially those of the Sundays and major feasts.

collect

[kə′lekt]
(design engineering)
A sleeve or flange that can be tightened about a rotating shaft to halt motion.

collect

1
Austral informal a winning bet

collect

2
Christianity a short Church prayer generally preceding the lesson or epistle in Communion and other services
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When asked why the government had failed to collect revenue as per the estimates of the budget 2009-10, Punjab Finance Minister Tanveer Ashraf Kaira said that during the current fiscal year 20 percent more revenue than in the previous year had been collected.
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The court noted that when a farmer collects seeds he is committing an intentional act.
The teacher holds a parent meeting at the beginning of the year and collects postdated checks from each family.
There is no provision in these new rules for any sort of a de minimis amount; theoretically, a vendor with one dollar of digitized-goods sales in the EU would need to register and collect the VAT.
The protocols are determined not by academics or mathematicians but by legislators, governors, or other officials who may have no training or expertise in the field of statistics and, therefore, may pay little attention to the purpose, quantity, or nature of the data that they need to collect.
Limiting Collecting--The organization must collect only that information which is necessary for the identified purpose.
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