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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 col·lect·ed /kəˈlɛktəd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Col·lect·ed a.
 1. Gathered together.
 2. Self-possessed; calm; composed.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Col·lect v. t. [imp. & p. p. Collected; p. pr. & vb. n. Collecting.]
 1. To gather into one body or place; to assemble or bring together; to obtain by gathering.
 A band of men
 Collected choicely from each country.   --Shak.
    'Tis memory alone that enriches the mind, by preserving what our labor and industry daily collect.   --Watts.
 2. To demand and obtain payment of, as an account, or other indebtedness; as, to collect taxes.
 3. To infer from observed facts; to conclude from premises. [Archaic.]
    Which sequence, I conceive, is very ill collected.   --Locke.
 To collect one's self, to recover from surprise, embarrassment, or fear; to regain self-control.
 Syn: -- To gather; assemble; congregate; muster; accumulate; garner; aggregate; amass; infer; deduce.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: brought together in one place; "the collected works of
             Milton"; "the gathered folds of the skirt" [syn: gathered]
             [ant: uncollected, uncollected]
      2: brought together into a group or crowd; "the accumulated
         letters in my office" [syn: accumulated, amassed, assembled,
          congregate, massed]
      3: in full control of your faculties; "the witness remained
         collected throughout the cross-examination"; "perfectly
         poised and sure of himself"; "more self-contained and more
         dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"; "strong
         and self-possessed in the face of trouble" [syn: equanimous,
          poised, self-collected, self-contained, self-possessed]