Definition of collectively adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//kəˈlektɪvli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kəˈlektɪvli//
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  1. 1in a way that is done or shared by all members of a group of people; in a way that involves a whole group or society the collectively agreed rate We have had a successful year, both collectively and individually.
  2. 2in a way that refers to all members of a group rain, snow and hail, collectively known as ‘precipitation’