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Definition of "collectivity" [col•lec•tiv•i•ty]

  • The quality or condition of being collective. (noun)
  • The people considered as a body or whole. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "collectivity" in a sentence
  • "Even if individual voters are not offered a choice at the moment of the election, the collectivity is deciding among alternatives."
  • "We all need to make three types of human connection, they say: with intimate or romantic partners, with close friends and with our "collectivity" -- the community or nation as a whole."
  • "The movement of the collectivity is a largely subconscious mass-movement with historical ups and downs."