how to pronounce collective

/kəˈlɛktɪv/

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collective is pronounced in three syllables

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kəlɛktɪv

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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 …”

meaning of collective

Collective means a group of people or things considered as a whole.

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