how to pronounce collections


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collections is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of collections in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… their collections and rare finds …”

meanings of collections


  1. Plural of collection.
  2. A department that attempts to collect on accounts that are beyond merely past due.
  3. A state being beyond merely past due.

collections frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word collections occurs in english on average 14.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics collections can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that collections can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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