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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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1 The contract is for the supply of sterile, disposable, collectively packaged kits to the warehouse located in Independent Public Clinical Ophthalmology Hospital in Warsaw at ul.
As well, members meet monthly to work collectively on trade missions, conferences and client services.
The community had collectively developed a strategy to educate local city officials as well as county and federal leaders.
Collectively titled "Ghost Drawings," 2004, these fluid scripts rendered in bright yellow paint are like lyrical graffiti by some unearthly creature, finger-painting in its own luminous bodily fluids on subjects ranging from the fantastic to the utterly insane: WE SAW TURNER, reads one; I AM FROM THE SUN, continues another; I WISH I COULD HAVE BEEN YOUR MOTHER NORMAN, offers a third.
As we end our publishing year, those of us who collectively make up BIBR extend our best to our community--avid readers, authors, publishers, booksellers, agents--who make the principle of Ujamaa a reality for us.
A truly diverse and productive workforce requires that everyone undergo diversity training, gain an honest awareness of his/her biases, and collectively strive to embrace all differences (assets and liabilities) for the mutual benefit of the organization.
The parties have agreed to collectively assess the statewide composition of residential solid waste based on available information and to characterize and quantify the residential solid waste composition that would be amenable to source separation and curbside collection; to collectively prepare a market study using commercial information pertinent to Delaware to determine the historical, short-term and long-term trends for the sale and use of curbside source-separated materials; and to conduct a comprehensive review of mandatory curbside recycling programs adopted and operating throughout the U.
The NIH is engaged in a series of activities collectively known as the "NIH Roadmap" whose goal--in keeping with the NIH mission of uncovering new knowledge about the prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and disability--is to accelerate both the pace of discovery in these key areas and the translation of therapies from bench to bedside.
If the member, individually or collectively with his or her firm or with members of his or her firm, controls the separate business (as defined by generally accepted accounting principles [GAAP] in the United States of America), the entity and all its owners (including the member) and employees must comply with all of the provisions of the Code of Professional Conduct.
Northeastern agencies collectively noted an overall Crime Index decrease of 1.
In reality, our freedoms are based upon the belief that all people can work collectively for the common good, acting responsibly and with respect for all.
At present, there are two kinds of foundry ownerships in China--state owned and collectively or privately owned foundries.