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Definition of collate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈkoʊleɪt//
    , NAmE//ˈkɑleɪt//
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they collate
    he / she / it collates
    past simple collated
    -ing form collating
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  1. 1collate something to collect information together from different sources in order to examine and compare it to collate data/information/figures
  2. 2collate something to collect pieces of paper or the pages of a book, etc. and arrange them in the correct order
noun [uncountable] the collation of information
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: collate