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An example use of collective in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… tapering and the collective wisdom right …”
Collective means a group of people or things considered as a whole.
the word collective occurs in english on average 20.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
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 collective can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;