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collect / reunir
collect   [kəˈlekt]
A. -transitive verb
1. (=assemble)   reunir,   juntar
[+facts, documents]   recopilar,   reunir
(=collect in)   recoger
·the teacher collected the exercise books
·el maestro recogió los cuadernos
·to collect o.noun. or one'noun thoughts
(figurative)   reponerse,   recobrar el dominio de uno mismo
2. (as hobby)
[+stamps, valuables]   coleccionar
3. (=call for, pick up)
[+person]   recoger,   pasar por Latin America
[+post, rubbish]   recoger
[+books]   coger,   recoger
[+subscriptions, rent]   cobrar
[+taxes]   recaudar
[+ticket]   recoger
·I'll collect you at eight
·vengo a recogerte a las ocho
·their mother collects them from school
·su madre los recoge del colegio,   su madre los pasa a buscar por el colegio
·I'll go and collect the mail
·voy por el correo
4. (=gather)
[+dust, water]   acumular,   retener
B. -intransitive verb
1. (=gather)
[people]   reunirse,   congregarse
[water]   estancarse
[dust]   acumularse
2. (=collect money)   hacer una colecta
·I'masculine collecting for UNICEF
·estoy haciendo una colecta para la UNICEF
·to collect for charity
·recaudar or recolectar fondos con fines benéficos
3. (=pick up)
·collect on delivery
(United States)   contra reembolso
C. -adverb
·to call collect
(United States)   (telecommunications)   llamar a cobro revertido
D. -compound
·collect call   -noun
(United States)   llamada (f) a cobro revertido
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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