compilation

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /kɒmpɪˈleɪʃən/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
compilation

Plural
compilations

  1. The act of collecting or gathering things from various sources and putting them together.
    I enjoy the compilation that is required when writing an article.
  2. A collection of things that were compiled (taken from different places and put together). A compilation is usually a book or official paper made of materials from other books or official papers.
    The band was lazy, so instead of making new songs, they just made a compilation of old songs.