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Definition of collate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    collate

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//kəˈleɪt//
     
    , 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
NAmE//kəˈleɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable] the collation of information
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: collate