Col`lec*tiv"i*ty (?), n.
Quality or state of being collective.
The collective sum. aggregate, or mass of anything; specif., the people as a body; the state.
The proposition to give work by the collectivity is supposed to be in contravention of the sacred principle of monopolistic competition.
W. D. Howells.
3. (Polit. Econ.)
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