collectively collectively  /kə ˈlɛk tɪv li/


  • (adv) in conjunction with; combined



  1. Worst charities in U.S. give little to causes

    TAMPA, Fla., June 13 (UPI) -- The worst charities in the United States collectively spend only 4 percent of the money they bring in on causes they claim to back, an investigation found.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Jody Rosen’s Thom Yorke Intelligibility Watch: ‘Honey Pot’

    This is the first post in a series, which may collectively stretch to book length, chronicling the lyrical maunderings and vocal murmurings of Thom Yorke — Radiohead front man, singer-songwriter, misanthrope, redhead, and music’s most venerated bore. Yorke is, of course, gifted. He has a way with a tune and ... More »
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Vulture

  3. Tyler Seguin’s Hot Seat Gets Hotter, As Nathan Horton Injury Puts Even More Pressure on Winger

    The Bruins have built a successful system based on depth, guys stepping up and collectively getting hot at the right times. The B’s have also relied upon a group of top-tier players to maintain consistency and keep the Black and Gold motor running. Tyler Seguin hasn’t really fit into either crowd in the 2013 postseason, […]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New England Sports Network


  1. "We--and we also believe Congress--have always understood that the negotiation, administration and enforcement of the collectively-bargained steroid policies in professional sports are governed exclusively by federal labor law," Goodell said in...
    on Nov 2, 2009 By: Roger Goodell Source: Washington Post

  2. "Their approach to the game would likely be an aggressive approach to try to get a goal and win the game," Donovan said. "A lot of our guys play with or have played with or against their players. As a team, collectively, they can be...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Donovan Source: The Associated Press

  3. "Decisions by NFL teams to license their separately owned trademarks collectively and to only one vendor are decisions that deprive the marketplace of ...... actual or potential competition," Justice John Paul Stevens wrote in his 9-0 opinion.
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: John Paul Stevens Source: Gaston Gazette

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subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /