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Line breaks: col¦lect¦or|ate
Pronunciation: /kəˈlɛktərət

Definition of collectorate in English:


(In some South Asian countries) a district under the jurisdiction of a collector ( see collector (sense 3)), or the staff or premises involved in the administration of this.
Example sentences
  • In keeping with the festivities, the lobby of the collectorate has acquired great looks.
  • With these lifts in place, no one coming to the district collectorate would need any lift any more - figuratively speaking.
  • Now, when I go to the district collectorate, I am recognized as Salma the writer.

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