Translation of collective in Spanish:

collective

Pronunciation: /kəˈlektɪv/

adjective/adjetivo

(usually before noun/generalmente delante del nombre)
  • 1.1 (shared) [responsibility] colectivo, compartido it was a collective decision fue una decisión tomada en conjunto 1.2 (aggregated) [knowledge/experience] colectivo our collective offspring total 8 entre los dos tenemos 8 hijos, tenemos 8 hijos en total the three companies own a collective 26% of the shares entre las tres compañías poseen un 26% de las acciones
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    • Melville said: ‘The players are very honest and they share collective responsibility and no one is going to fall out over this.’
    • They meet once a week, and every two months elect a coordinator from among themselves to share collective responsibilities with the managing trustee.
    • The idea is to give fans the chance to pool their collective resources to acquire shares and gain a voice at board level.
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    • Not only because they make up the absolute majority in most modern countries, but also because of the indispensable role of workers in the economic system, and the collective power that accrues to the working class.
    • Individuals are expected to act on behalf of the collective whole, and the corporate body is expected to act in the normative interests of its members.
    • But it's not one fact, but the facts taken together as a collective whole that raise a question.
    1.3 [Linguistics/Lingüística] [noun/suffix] colectivo

noun/nombre

  • 2 [Linguistics/Lingüística] sustantivo (masculine) or nombre (masculine) colectivo

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