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com·pi·la·tion

 (kŏm′pə-lā′shən)
n.
1. The act of compiling.
2. Something, such as a report, anthology, or set of data, that is compiled.

compilation

(ˌkɒmpɪˈleɪʃən)
n
1. something collected or compiled, such as a list, report, etc
2. the act or process of collecting or compiling

com•pi•la•tion

(ˌkɒm pəˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of compiling.
2. something compiled, as a reference book.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin]

compilation

Selection, assembly, and graphic presentation of all relevant information required for the preparation of a map or chart. Such information may be derived from other maps or charts or from other sources.

Compilation

 a heaping or piling together; an accumulation; a literary work compiled from various sources.
Examples: compilation of foreign memoirs, 1794; of the mass, 1728; of theological systems, 1837.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.compilation - something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
compendium, collection - a publication containing a variety of works
2.compilation - the act of compiling (as into a single book or file or list); "the job of compiling the inventory took several hours"
assembling, collecting, aggregation, collection - the act of gathering something together

compilation

noun collection, treasury, accumulation, anthology, assortment, assemblage His latest album is a compilation of his jazz works over the past decade.
Translations
جَمْع، تَجْميع، تأليف
překladsestavení
kompilationredigeringsamling
kogumikkoguminekokkupanekkompilatsioonkompileerimine
kääntäminenkokoaminenkooste
söfnun, samantekt
zostavenie
derlemederleme eser

compilation

[ˌkɒmpɪˈleɪʃən]
A. N (= act) [of list, catalogue] → compilación f; [of information] → recopilación f; (= document) → compilación f
B. CPD compilation album N (Mus) → álbum m recopilatorio

compilation

[ˌkɒmpɪˈleɪʃən] n
(= collection) [works, material, music, footage, songs] → compilation f compilation album
(= compiling) [data] → recueil mcompilation album nalbum m compilation

compilation

nZusammenstellung f; (of material)Sammlung f; (of dictionary)Abfassung f

compilation

[ˌkɒmpɪˈleɪʃn] ncompilazione f

compile

(kəmˈpail) verb
to make (a book, table etc) from information collected from other books etc. He compiled a French dictionary.
compilation (kompiˈleiʃən) noun
comˈpiler noun
References in classic literature ?
Here, after gradually failing in loftier hopes, he had "read" with divers who had lacked opportunities or neglected them, and had refurbished divers others for special occasions, and had turned his acquirements to the account of literary compilation and correction, and on such means, added to some very moderate private resources, still maintained the house I saw.
I don't wish to be hampered by any restrictions in the compilation of my notes.
Ferguson had also provided himself with a work which combined in one compilation all the notions already acquired concerning the Nile.
But it seemed to be a dry compilation, infinitely above their powers; and when they had blundered through three or four dreary passages concerning the Treaty of Amiens, and other thrilling topics of the same nature (obviously without comprehending ten words), I expressed myself quite satisfied.
Happening to be informed by a bookseller that a portion of the Annual Register was devoted to 'Characters', Mr Boffin at once bought a whole set of that ingenious compilation, and began to carry it home piecemeal, confiding a volume to Bella, and bearing three himself.
Mac," said Holmes, shaking a reproving forefinger, "you would not read that excellent local compilation which described the concealment of King Charles.
Nor are the most conscientious compilations of Natural History for the benefit of the young and tender, free from the same heinousness of mistake.
Prose romances also appeared, vast formless compilations, which gathered up into themselves story after story, according to the fancy of each successive editor.
A new preparation standard that would provide requirements and guidance when an accountant is engaged to prepare financial statements for a client but has not been engaged to perform a compilation, review, or audit with respect to those financial statements.
A review and compilation of the current state of research in the field is vital to preventive occupational health and safety efforts, as well as due process in society%s assessment of occupational injuries.
The new standard is effective for compilation and review reports issued on financial statements for periods ending on or after Dec.
That decade is already served, to saturation point, by compilations.