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Usage examples for collectively

  1. It is true that Japan does not differ from pre- war Germany in the fact that Ministers are not responsible to the Diet, but to the Emperor, and are responsible severally, not collectively. – The Problem of China by Bertrand Russell
  2. Besides, it is in the nature of the curious influence of rank to work much more on men singly than on men collectively; it is an influence which most men- at least most Englishmen- feel very much, but of which most Englishmen are somewhat ashamed. – The English Constitution by Walter Bagehot
  3. The Conference, it urged, had been convoked precisely for the purpose of hearing and settling such disputes as theirs, and the Conference consisted, not of one, but of many delegates, who collectively were better qualified to deal with such problems than any one man. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  4. All these lands- about this time they began to be regarded collectively under the name of 'Low Countries by the Sea'- had in most respects the character of outskirts. – Erasmus and the Age of Reformation by Johan Huizinga
  5. She had used the word collectively, but it included herself. – The Second String by Nat Gould
  6. The baby is left to an old woman whose duty it is to look after babies collectively. – Elizabeth and her German Garden by "Elizabeth", AKA Marie Annette Beauchamp
  7. We shall therefore describe them collectively, as applying correctly to either of the three methods of operating we are about to show. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  8. The audience collectively comprehended that Aurelius meant Almo to be defeated and put at an adversary's mercy before Brinnaria, that he was testing her. – The Unwilling Vestal by Edward Lucas White
  9. People who eat dinners like this must, by the very nature of things, cling also to the ancient North American custom of starting the day with an amount of regular food called collectively a breakfast. – Cobb's Bill-of-Fare by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  10. Where individuals are collectively concerned, unity of effort is the most important single factor contributory to the common success. – Sound Military Decision by U.s. Naval War College
  11. These tiles were collectively painted with a picture on each side of the hearth, and bore the inscription " W. E. 1730," while on one of them a bust of the Lord Protector was depicted, thus showing the tradition to have been honoured during the second George's time. – Vanishing England by P. H. Ditchfield
  12. Which latter consists of meeting him collectively at the Club, helping to amuse him with tennis and golf, and listening to a lot of scandal! – Banked Fires by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  13. Write also of your own personal and family fortunes and give my love to the members of our dining club collectively and individually, when you next meet. – The Letters of William James, Vol. II by William James
  14. From modern informants Kroeber, Gayton, and Latta have obtained for the Choinok, Gawia, Telamni, Yokod, and Wolasi collectively the names of only 8 villages. – The Aboriginal Population of the San Joaquin Valley, California by Sherburne F. Cook
  15. Well, I console myself with thinking that the people- the American people, at least - is about as wise collectively as less numerous collections of individuals, and that the people has really declared emancipation, and is only puzzling how to carry it into effect. – Memoir of John Lothrop Motley, Complete by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Last Updated: February 6, 2009
  16. Governments must recognize the right of men collectively to bargain for humane objects that have at their base the mutual protection and welfare of those engaged in all industries. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  17. Gentlemen, I wish to inform you that you are, individually and collectively, a set of curs. – Amusement Only by Richard Marsh
  18. I don't approve of doing it collectively." – Her Weight in Gold by George Barr McCutcheon
  19. Treat them collectively, and they will elect- I bargain they will elect for years to come- men pledged to such an action. – On Something by H. Belloc
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