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v. col·lo·cat·ed, col·lo·cat·ing, col·lo·cates
To place together or in proper order; arrange side by side.
To occur in a collocation. Used of words: Rancid often collocates with butter.
[Latin collocāre, collocāt- : com-, com- + locāre, to place; see locate.]
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(tr) to group or place together in some system or order
[C16: from Latin collocāre, from com- together + locāre to place, from locus place]
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v. -cat•ed, -cat•ing. v.t.
1. to arrange in proper order, esp. to place side by side.v.i.
2. (of a word) to enter into a collocation.
[1505–15; < Latin collocātus, past participle of collocāre to set up, arrange =col- col-1 + locāre to place; see locate]
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Past participle: collocated
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|Verb||1.||collocate - have a strong tendency to occur side by side; "The words 'new' and 'world' collocate"|
occur - to be found to exist; "sexism occurs in many workplaces"; "precious stones occur in a large area in Brazil"
|2.||collocate - group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side|
group - arrange into a group or groups; "Can you group these shapes together?"
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A. N → colocador m
B. VI [ˈkɒləkeɪt] to collocate with → colocarse con
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