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collect (verb), collects; collected; collecting
1. To gather things and to bring them together.
2. To gain or regain control of oneself and to deliberately calm oneself.
3. Etymology: directly or via French from medieval Latin collectare, from Latin collect-, past participle stem of colligere; literally, “to gather together”, from legere, “to gather", "to read”; source of English lecture.
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