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phi·lat·e·ly

 (fĭ-lăt′l-ē)
n.
The collection and study of postage stamps, postmarks, and related materials; stamp collecting.

[French philatélie : Greek phil-, philo-, philo- + Greek ateleia, exemption from payment (because a postage stamp indicates prepayment of postage) (a-, without; see a-1 + telos, tax, charge; see telə- in Indo-European roots).]

phil′a·tel′ic (fĭl′ə-tĕl′ĭk), phil′a·tel′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
phil′a·tel′i·cal·ly adv.
phi·lat′e·list n.

philately

(fɪˈlætəlɪ)
n
(Philately) the collection and study of postage stamps and all related material concerned with postal history
[C19: from French philatélie, from philo- + Greek ateleia exemption from charges (here referring to stamps), from a-1 +telos tax, payment]
philatelic adj
ˌphilaˈtelically adv
phiˈlatelist n

phi•lat•e•ly

(fɪˈlæt l i)

n.
the collection and study of postage and revenue stamps and other material relating to postal or fiscal history.
[< French philatélie (1864) < Greek phil- phil- + atéleia freedom from duties (i.e., recipient's freedom from delivery charges by virtue of the sender's prepayment with a stamp), n. derivative of atelḗs untaxed =a- a-6 + -telēs, adj. derivative of télos service, duty; see -y3]
phil•a•tel•ic (ˌfɪl əˈtɛl ɪk) adj.
phil`a•tel′i•cal•ly, adv.
phi•lat′e•list, n.

philately

the collecting of postage stamps. — philatelist, n.
See also: Collections and Collecting
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.philately - the collection and study of postage stampsphilately - the collection and study of postage stamps
assembling, collecting, aggregation, collection - the act of gathering something together
aerophilately - the collection and study of airmail stamps
Translations
جَمْع الطَّوابِع البريديَّه
filatelie
filateli
filateliapostimerkkeily
bélyeggyûjtés
frímerkjasöfnun
filatelijafilatelijosfilatelistas
filatēlija
filatelia
filateli
pulculuk

philately

[fɪˈlætəlɪ] Nfilatelia f

philately

[fɪˈlætəli] nphilatélie f

philately

philately

[fɪˈlætəlɪ] nfilatelia

philately

(fiˈlatəli) noun
the study and collecting of postage-stamps.
ˌphilaˈtelic (-ˈte-) adjective
phiˈlatelist noun
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