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collation is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of collation in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… where welcome collation still is no …”

meanings of collation


  1. A conference or consultation.
  2. The blending together of property so as to achieve equal division, mainly in the case of inheritance.
  3. The act of collating pages or sheets of a book, or from printing etc.
  4. The Collationes Patrum in Scetica Eremo Commorantium by John Cassian, an important ecclesiastical work. (Now usually with capital initial.).
  5. A reading held from the work mentioned above, as a regular service in Benedictine monasteries.
  6. Discussion, light meal.
  7. Presentation to a benefice.
  8. The presentation of a clergyman to a benefice by a bishop, who has it in his own gift.
  9. The act of conferring or bestowing.
  10. Any light meal or snack.
  11. Bringing together.
  12. The act of bringing things together and comparing them; comparison.
  13. A collection, a gathering.
  14. An heir's right to combine the whole heritable and movable estates of the deceased into one mass, sharing it equally with others who are of the same degree of kindred.
  15. The light meal taken by monks after the reading service mentioned above.


  1. To partake of a collation, or light meal.

collation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word collation occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics collation 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 collation can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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