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collation

1. RC Church a light meal permitted on fast days
2. the appointment of a clergyman to a benefice
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Note that, if the order relation in their membership functions are either product order, dictionary order or reverse dictionary order[16, 21], then;
Harimurti Kridalaksana has noted that this method was a combination of the Arabic Kufa system, which lists the words under their roots according to the alphabetic order of the initial, medial and final radical (i.e., modern dictionary order), and a 'rhyme' arrangement, which lists roots according to their final radical.
Dictionary order is 5 3 10 2 8 1 14 11 17 9 13 12 15 4 16 7 6

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