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The process of getting or collecting things or information

collection

noun

the process of collecting things for a particular purpose, or an instance of this

acquisition

noun

the process of buying something or obtaining it in some other way

gathering

noun

the process or activity of collecting information

capture

noun

the act of getting control of something from an opponent in business or politics

accumulation

noun

the process by which something increases in amount or is collected together over time

retrieval

noun

the process of getting something back that was lost or not in its usual place

round-up

noun

an occasion when animals or people are forced to gather together in one place

collection

noun

the activity of collecting money for a particular purpose, or the money that is collected

recovery

noun

the act of getting something again that was lost, stolen, or owed

collection

noun

the activity of collecting money that people must pay

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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