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 (kŏl′ĕk-tĭv′ĭ-tē, kə-lĕk′-)
1. The quality or condition of being collective.
2. The people considered as a body or whole.


n, pl -ties
1. the quality or state of being collective
2. a collective whole or aggregate
3. (Human Geography) people regarded as a whole


(ˌkɒl ɛkˈtɪv ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. collective character.
2. a collective whole.
3. the people collectively.
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Earlier, Deputy Foreign Minister Vu Hong Nam visited New Caledonia, a special collectivity of France located in the southwest Pacific Ocean more than 1,200 kilometres east of Australia.
The idea is inspired by similar events from abroad and the aim is to promote physical and mental health, well-being, collectivity and unity.
The topics of this year's forum included the role of Central Europe in Ukraine, the future of Europe, the United States foreign policy, the collectivity of NATO and the economic characteristics of the Visegrad Group.
The overseas collectivity is implementing a policy to revitalise tourism in the island, which in the first instance, has lead to the formation of the Tahiti Mahana Beach Project in Punaauia.
Indeed, it is ironic that a show ostensibly about collectivity highlighted individual authors--the continent's .
Pan-Africanism, an example of a postcolonial vision that emerged in the wake of the independences of the 1960s, acted as a double bind between a return to local identities (yet against tribalism) and a hope for political collectivity (a new regionalism with root differences).
Speaking at joint session of the Parliament, Hussain said that Pakistan was facing serious geo-political challenges, adding all state institutions including the army have to work collectivity to face these challenges.
And, if United threaten the bargaining collectivity of the Premier League, then all bets really could be off.
And it might seem that with the Co-op's present problems that the end of collectivity is nigh.
Egality here means equality, and fraternity collectivity, with an interesting section dedicated to collective groups like the Guerrilla Girls, Equipo 57 and Italy's World Congress of Free Artists under the question - do we need to know who makes art?
He pointed out that the draft budget piles huge expectations on the National Agency for Revenues and the customs offices, which are expected to improve tax collectivity and revenue flows.
Jordan explained he had dubbed his work Carl An(t)dre, saying: "It is a celebration of YSP's diversity and collectivity and how it brings together high and popular culture.